Fox News topped viewership figures to cover the January 6th anniversary of the Capitol riot, beating competitors such as CNN and MSNBC.
During the day, Fox News gained a total of 1.6 million viewers as cable news highlighted the one-year anniversary of followers of the former. President TrumpDonald TrumpRon Johnson stands for re-election: reports On the Money – US reports low job growth to end 2021 January 6 Chairman says panel will move this month to ask Pence to testify MORE storms the Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of President BidenJoe BidenBiden addresses Colorado after forest fires: ‘Incredible courage and determination’ Ron Johnson to run for re-election: reports On the Money – US reports sparse job growth to end 2021 MOREs election victory, according to the early Nielsen Media survey.
Fox News was the best-rated cable news network under the cover of President Bidens and Vice President Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris’s communications director apologizes for 2010 tweet about undocumented immigrants. No, January 6 was no worse than 9/11, and democracy is not in danger either: Here’s the reason for Space: An important thing that can maintain bipartisan focus MORE‘s speeches commemorating January 6 with 1.6 million viewers.
Fox News shows with interviews with members of Parliament’s select committee investigating the riots on January 6 were also seen by millions.
“Special Report with Bret Baier,” which included an interview with the elected Vice-President Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyNo, January 6 was no worse than 9/11, and democracy is not in danger either: Here’s why The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Biden triggers Trump and GOP Kinzinger says he was not in the Capitol for the January 6th anniversary because ‘I’m on baby watch’ MORE (R-Wy.), Had an average of 2.4 million viewers, while “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” in which Cavuto interviewed another committee member on January 6, rep. Adam Kingziner (R-Ill.), Averaged 1.4 million.
January 6 the committee has discovered in his investigation that several Fox News hosts tried to urge the president to cancel his supporters during the Capitol riot.
Fox News hosts Laura IngrahamThe Laura Anne Ingraham Division reigns over the January 6th anniversary. Graham says he warned Trump of ‘danger’ with the January 6 press conference. The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Democrats see the same games in hopes of better results MORE, Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityJan. 6 and GOP’s master class in the emptiness of words Division rules over January 6th anniversary Anti-Trump group targets top Republicans on January 6th anniversary MORE and Brian Kilmeade sent everyone the message to the former chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsMeadows asks the Supreme Court for a ‘quick’ response to the Trump trial on January 6 and the GOP’s masterclass in the emptiness of words Division rules over the January 6 anniversary MORE to convince him to get Trump to urge his supporters to leave the Capitol.
Some Fox News hosts, including Ingraham and Tucker CarlsonTucker Carlson The Hill’s 12:30 report: The bite comes out fluctuating in 2022 Cruz: ‘Mistake’ to call January 6 a ‘terrorist attack’. The Hill’s 12:30 report: Capitol Hill darkly marks the anniversary of the January 6 attacks MORE, later tried to push for conspiracies about the riot, such as that the far left was behind.
Data from Nielsen Media showed that CNN did not hit 1.5 million viewers at any time of the day on January 6. Fox News led CNN and MSNBC in prime time, averaging more than 2.8 million viewers.