FOX News Channel

Network profile

  • FNC is the Top 3 upscale basic cable network among adults 25 to 54 with a household income of more than $100,000 in total day.
  • "Fox & Friends" (6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday to Friday) defeats all basic cable networks among adults 25 to 54 with a household income of $100,000-plus.
  • FNC's audience is loyal and engaged, averaging the longest length of tune-in versus the other news networks.
  • FNC's daytime programming out-delivers the cable news competition's prime-time programming.
  • Viewers turn to FNC for coverage of the 2012 election, delivering the highest-rated primary coverage and the No. 1-rated GOP debate in cable news on Dec. 15, 2011 (6.7 million total viewers).

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FOX News Channel is a 24-hour, general news service dedicated to covering breaking as well as political and business news. For more than 10 years, FNC has been the most-watched cable news channel in the country, routinely presenting the top 11 programs in cable news. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes.

FNC's weekday begins with "Fox and Friends First" at 5 a.m. (ET), which has out-delivered key competitive primetime programs. "Fox & Friends" (6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday to Friday) continues to beat the combined cable news competition. The daytime lineup surpasses the cable news competition combined as well, led by top talent that includes anchors Shepard Smith, Megyn Kelly, Bill Hemmer, Martha MacCallum, Jenna Lee and Jon Scott.

At 4 p.m., Neil Cavuto hosts the top-rated weekday business program on cable, "Your World," going beyond the news to interview the money managers and CEOs who shape the market. At 5 p.m., "The Five," launched in July 2011, continues to grow its audience, up 42 percent with adults 25 to 54 in first quarter 2012. At 6 p.m., "Special Report With Bret Baier" provides insightful, ongoing coverage of the 2012 election leading into the network's signature evening newscast, "The Fox Report With Shepard Smith" at 7 p.m.

FNC boasts the No. 1 cable news lineup in prime time, with top opinion programs "The O'Reilly Factor" (8 p.m.) and "Hannity" (9 p.m.). At 10 p.m., "On the Record With Greta Van Susteren" highlights key newsmakers and provides an in-depth analysis of the day's events to wrap up the evening.


FOX & Friends First (5 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET): Begin your day at 5 a.m. with an extended hour of the popular FOX News morning show "FOX & Friends," hosted by a pair of rotating co-hosts delivering fast-paced headlines, weather and the news viewers may have missed overnight.

Fox & Friends (6 a.m. to 9 a.m.): Focusing on the latest news stories of the day with casual, spontaneous dialogue, Gretchen Carlson, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade provide the perfect mix of chemistry while delivering current events.

America's Newsroom (9 a.m. to 11 a.m.): Anchored by Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum, this is a hard-news program dissecting the day's top stories with expert reporting and interviews with key newsmakers.

Happening Now (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): In this two-hour newscast, anchors Jenna Lee and Jon Scott take you to news when and where it happens with the top stories of the day.

America Live (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.): Anchored by Megyn Kelly, this program focuses on the top stories of the day, covering breaking news as well as showcasing interviews with key newsmakers and experts offering analysis on the day's events.

Your World With Neil Cavuto (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.): This afternoon program offers insight on Wall Street and other market activities while highlighting the business news of the day.

The Five (5 p.m. to 6 p.m.): "The Five" at 5 p.m. features an eclectic group of FOX News talent discussing, debating and at times debunking the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day.

Special Report With Bret Baier (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.): Anchored by Washington, D.C., news veteran Bret Baier, this program provides an in-depth look at the day's news and offers a daily topical discussion of political issues affecting the nation.

The Fox Report With Shepard Smith (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.): Anchored by Shepard Smith, this signature evening newscast brings viewers an in-depth exploration of the day's top news events presented in a fair, balanced manner.

The O'Reilly Factor (8 p.m. to 9 p.m.): "The O'Reilly Factor" features veteran broadcaster and one of the most-talked-about television hosts, Bill O'Reilly, who analyzes news, events, trends and celebrities with a direct, nonpolitically correct style.

Hannity (9 p.m. to 10 p.m.): Hosted by Sean Hannity, who is known for his provocative style and passionate commentary on politics, this program offers a mix of commentary, interviews and branded segments.

On the Record With Greta Van Susteren (10 p.m. to 11 p.m.): This program features newsmaker interviews anchored by distinguished journalist and renowned trial lawyer Greta Van Susteren.

Source: Nielsen Co. Live + SD. Information available upon request.