Fox News Ratings Plunge
Fox drops 13%—but still has top 13 programs in cable news
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2011 3:43 AM CST
Bill O'Reilly is still the top dog in cable TV news, but Fox's ratings were down sharply in November.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

(Newser) – Fox News is still leading the cable news ratings race—but for how long? Fox's overall ratings for November dropped 13% compared to the same month last year, reports Mediabistro. For the juicy 25-to-54-year-old bracket, the fall was even steeper, plunging 30% in prime time. CNN, on the other hand, was up 4% over last year, with Anderson Cooper's AC 360 up a big 40%. Regardless of those trends, however, Fox News still accounts for the top 13 cable news shows, led by The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity. The top-rated non-Fox program is The Rachel Maddow Show. For the complete top 30 programs, see the Huffington Post.

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Dec 4, 2011 1:07 PM CST
There is NO news on TV! Just BS to fill up the time between commericals!
Dec 3, 2011 6:39 PM CST
This is what Fox News deserves. I, personally, who used to be a regular viewer do not watch now. They are very biased and are not reporting with any truthfulness or acccuracy, especially in regards to the Republican nomination process. I don't need Fox News to choose the non-Romney candidate for me. I have enough sense to make my own choices. I resent what they they are trying to do to Mitt Romney just because he does't suit Rupert Murdoch's agenda or won't kiss his old behind.
Dec 2, 2011 1:19 AM CST
Oh, too bad, slips can lead to falls and injuries to everyone involved. Maybe they will figure out that people are more interested in truthful and factual stories rather than lamestream reporting. It is time for Reporters and Journalists to go back to the basics of actually investigating something before reporting.