CNN achieved a number of ratings milestones in 2017, but the most impressive one of all, contained in an announcement Tuesday from the cable channel, is that the network posted its highest ratings on record in total day, both in the key news demo of adults 25-54 and in total viewers.
In prime time CNN had its second most watched year since 2008, both in the 25-54 demo and in total viewers.
“CNN will close out 2017 ranking #7 in ALL of cable in Total Day (total viewers) — the first time it has ranked in the Top 10 since 1995,” the network said in a detailed breakdown of its 2017 results sent out today. “The network also had its second largest share of the cable news audience since 2001 among adults 25-54 (29%), and since 2009 in total viewers (23%).”
Please click here to see the detailed announcement from CNN, including numbers and highlights by demo, program and daypart.