Fox News tops rankings for coverage of the events of January 6
Fox News topped the ratings for coverage of the anniversary events of the Jan.6 riot on Capitol Hill on Thursday, beating competitors such as CNN and MSNBC.
During the day, Fox News garnered a total of 1.6 million viewers as cable news marked the first anniversary of supporters of the former President TrumpDonald Trump Ron Johnson to run for reelection: On the Money reports – US reports weak job growth to end 2021 Jan. 6 president says panel will travel this month to ask Pence to testify MORE storm the Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of President BidenJoe BidenBiden addresses Coloradans after wildfires: “Incredible courage and determination” Ron Johnson to run for office: On the Money reports – US reports weak job growth to end 2021 MOREelection victory, according to initial research from Nielsen Media.
Fox News was top rated cable news network when covering President Biden and Vice President Kamala harrisKamala Harris Harris communications director apologizes for 2010 tweet about undocumented immigrantscommemoration speech on January 6, with 1.6 million viewers.
Fox News broadcasts featuring interviews with members of the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot were also viewed by millions.
âSpecial report with Bret Baierâ, which included an interview with the vice-president of the select committee on January 6. Liz cheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney No, January 6 was no worse than September 11, and democracy is not in danger: here’s why The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Biden lashes out at Trump and the GOP Kinzinger says he wasn’t at the Capitol for the January 6th birthday because “I’m under surveillance baby” MORE (R-Wy.) Averaged 2.4 million viewers, while âYour World with Neil Cavuto,â which Cavuto interviewed another panel member on Jan 6, Rep. Adam Kingziner (R-Ill.), Averaging 1.4 million.
The January 6 committee discovered in his investigation, several Fox News hosts attempted to urge the president to dismiss his supporters during the Capitol riot.
Fox News Hosts Laura ingrahamLaura Anne IngrahamDivision rules Jan.6 anniversary Graham says he warned Trump of the “peril” at the Jan.6 press conference., Sean hannitySean Patrick Hannity Jan. 6 and the GOP masterclass in the void of words Division reigns over January 6 anniversary Anti-Trump group targeting top Republicans on January 6 anniversary MORE and Brian Kilmeade all sent a message to the former chief of staff Marc des meadowsMark MeadowsMeadows calls on Supreme Court for ‘swift’ response to Trump Jan.6 trial and GOP Word Gap Masterclass Division rules Jan.6 anniversary MORE to convince him to ask Trump to urge his supporters to leave the Capitol.
However, some Fox News hosts, including Ingraham and Tucker carlsonTucker CarlsonThe Hill’s 12:30 p.m. report: Biden rocking out in 2022 Cruz: “Mistake” of calling January 6 a “terrorist attack” The Hill’s 12:30 report: Capitol Hill marks dark anniversary of the 6th January MORE, later tried to push conspiracies about the riot, such as the fact that the far left was behind her.
Nielsen Media data showed CNN had reached 1.5 million viewers at any time of day on January 6. Fox News topped CNN and MSNBC in prime time with an average of over 2.8 million viewers.