BREAKING NEWS – New York City, New York – Americans flocked to Fox News Channel on Tuesday for coverage of President Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address, as the network finished with the largest audience in all of television for the second-straight year.
Fox News, with co-anchors Martha MacCallum and Bret Baier, averaged 4.6 million total viewers from 9-10:30 p.m. ET to defeat all broadcast and cable networks during the State of the Union address.
ABC averaged 4.3 million viewers to finish second, while NBC managed 3.7 million and CBS and MSNBC averaged 3.5 million viewers apiece. CNN settled for 2.3 million viewers during Biden’s address as the network’s ratings issues continue. FOX broadcast picked up an additional 1.6 million viewers
Fox News also topped cable news among the advertiser-coveted demographic of adults age 25-54, averaging 793,000 demo viewers compared to 617,000 for CNN and only 479,000 for MSNBC. The five networks admitted that they can no longer compete individually with Fox, and are considering joining forces to become one gigantic company referring to it as “ALN” (American Losers Network). They also said that if they can’t come to terms, they will lobby Congress to outlaw the Nielsen ratings.