CNN ratings down 90%, Fox beats CNN and MSNBC 21 weeks in a row

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The ratings are in and it’s bad news for CNN.

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While Fox maintained it’s number one spot, other news networks plummeted in viewership compared to last year, including CNN.

“CNN saw staggering declines, shedding nearly 90% of its early 2021 audience in multiple categories. CNN averaged 2.7 million viewers from Jan. 4-10 last year as the network experienced a brief post-election spike but plummeted to only 548,000 average viewers last week, for a stunning year-over-year drop of 80% of its total audience,” Fox News reports.

“Fox News has now outdrawn CNN and MSNBC combined for 21 straight weeks. Fox also outdrew NFL-heavy ESPN’s 1.1 million viewers to finish as the most-watched basic cable option.”