“Lou Dobbs Tonight,” which airs on Fox Business Network, beat all other business news television shows in terms of viewers on Monday, becoming the first time a Fox Business show has accomplished that feat.
Dobbs hosted as special two-hour edition of his show, with the 8 p.m. hour bringing in 291,000 total viewers, beating out “Shark Tank” for the first time ever, according to Nielsen data. “Shark Tank” had 233,000 viewers.
CNBC’s highest-rated show on Monday was the 10 a.m. hour of “Squawk on the Street 2,” which averaged 251,000 total viewers, according to Nielsen.
“Shark Tank” did have more viewers in the key 25- to 54-year-old demographic, with 80,000 viewers compared to 36,000 for Dobbs.