Fox News has best quarter in history of cable news. MSNBC is fastest growing but still finig new jdsjfiwehfishes a distant third.

Remember Maddow's big news break?  Trump's two page tax form from 2005?  It shot her ratings into the stratosphere?  Well, looks like that was a temporary "fix." 

Fox News Channel finished the first quarter of 2017 with the highest-rated quarter ever in cable news history in 24-hour viewership, proving that the Trump era is resulting in must-see TV.

Fox News finished No. 1 among all of cable in both primetime and total day viewership.

Fox News averaged 1.7 million total day viewers, compared to 823,000 for CNN and 776,000 for MSNBC.   MSNBC showed the most growth by a significant margin, but still finishes a distant third, proof of how far in the dumpster was this Stepchild of NBC.

MSNBC grew 55 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016, while Fox News grew 27 percent and CNN grew 13 percent.
Among the key demo of adults age 25-54, Fox News averaged 359,000 while CNN averaged 265,000 and MSNBC averaged 183,000