CNN Beats Ratings Records

CNN Smashes Ratings Records in November

November 2020 was CNN’s most-watched month ever, coming first in all cable viewership amongst Adults aged 25-54.

December 3rd, 2020

CNN is #1 in ALL OF CABLE (not just news) in Adults 25-54 in November

CNN Beats Fox and MSNBC In Total Day, Prime Time, Daytime in Demo in November 

Since Election Day, CNN Is #1 in Cable News in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54;

Has Topped Fox and MSNBC in Adults 25-54 for 27 Straight Days, Longest Streak in 19 Years


November 2020 was CNN’s most-watched month ever.

In its 40 year history, the network has never had a bigger audience than it did last month, when it broke every record for viewership.

In addition, CNN was the #1 network in cable news for the month, easily beating Fox and MSNBC in the key sales target of adults 25-54 in total day, prime time and daytime. Among total viewers, CNN was #1 in cable news during the day, and handily beat MSNBC in total viewers in total day and prime time.

In ALL of cable television (not just news), CNN was the #1 network among adults 25-54 in November in total day and finished #2 in prime time. In total viewers in ALL of cable television, CNN was #1 in daytime and #2 in total day and prime time.

Since the day after the election (11/4-11-30), CNN has been the most watched cable news network. With Americans desperate for the facts, CNN has emerged as the #1 cable news network overall in total day among total viewers. And, among adults 25-54, CNN has been #1 for 27 straight days, the longest winning streak in 19 years, dating back to September 11, 2001.

CNN also grew triple digits vs. a year ago, far more than Fox or MSNBC.

CNN’s digital platforms are also having record numbers, making CNN the most watched and most used news and information brand in the world.

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