Rachel Maddow’s Dominance of Cable News Continues to Grow

| September 27, 2017

Rachel Maddow’s undaunting coverage of the Trump/Russia scandal has elevated her weeknight MSNBC show to #1 for an entire quarter in total viewers.

Jason Easley, Politicus USA, reports that according to a press release “The Rachel Maddow Show” continued its cable news dominance, finishing as the #1 cable news program in total viewers and in A25-54 (for the 2nd consecutive quarter). This is the 1st quarter that any MSNBC show has ranked #1 in all of cable news. “Maddow” posted the show’s highest ever quarterly delivery in both total viewers (2.7 million vs. CNN’s 1.2 million and FOX News’ 2.3 million) and A25-54 (606,000 vs. CNN’s 403,000 and FOX News’ 486,000). Compared to 3Q16, “Maddow” was up +75% in total viewers (vs. CNN’s +17% and FOX News’ -20%) and +68% in A25-54 (vs. CNN’s +22% and FOX News’ -14%).



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