- THE BLAZE - Oct 27, 2020 -
Breck Dumas -
Show draws average nightly audience of nearly 5.4 million in October
Fox News host Tucker Carlson's show, "Tucker Carlson Tonight," has broken the record for the highest-rated monthly viewership in the history of cable news, drawing in an average nightly audience of nearly 5.4 million, according to Nielsen Media Research ratings for October.
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The Washington Examiner reported that the program, which airs at 8 p.m. EST, "averaged 5,359,000 viewers nightly, including 1,003,000 in the key 25-54 age demographic that marketers covet," according to the Nielsen ratings, noting that "while the total ratings made cable news history, [Carlson] also became the first prime-time host to reach 1 million viewers in the 25-54 demo since September 2008."