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Fox Business has highest ratings ever in 2020

December 18, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Fox Business Network ended 2020 by notching its highest-rated year in network history across total day and business day dayparts, while nine FBN programs delivered milestone viewership highs, reports TVNewsCheck.

A story on TVNewsCheck stated, “In commenting on the network’s year-end ratings, FBN President Lauren Petterson said: ‘We are incredibly proud of the entire Fox Business team and all of their hard work in what has been a critical economic year.’

“Rounding out 2020, all key network dayparts saw double-digit audience growth across the board compared to 2019. Notably, FBN’s business day programming (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ET) delivered 236,000 total viewers, scoring the network’s most-watched business day year in total viewers.

“The network also recorded a high among total day (6 a.m.-6 a.m. ET) total viewers (168,000) which was FBN’s most-watched total day in history, up 32% year-over-year. During market hours (9 a.m.-4 p.m. ET) FBN saw gains across both total viewers 242,000, up 35%) and the coveted A25-54 demo (25,000, up 47%) year-over-year.”

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