Fox News feels a lot like CNN these days. The powerful conservative-leaning news network’s ratings have fallen since they canned Tucker Carlson, with the MAGA crowd heading to Newsmax. It could all be Donald Trump’s fault. He was the one who aired nonsense about voter fraud in 2020, which they repeated on air, leading to a costly settlement with Dominion Voting Systems, which may have been why they threw out Tucker. And guess who rejoices in their misfortune? Donald Trump.
Last week, MSNBC beat Fox News in both total viewership and the coveted 25-54 demographic, ending a nearly two-year reign at the top. The feat did not go unnoticed by Trump:
MSNBC averaged 1.52 million total prime-time viewers from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. and 172,000 demo viewers, which was enough to beat Fox’s 1.5 million total average viewers. and 139,000 demo viewers. CNN landed in third place with 677,000 average primetime viewers and 131,000 demo viewers.
It was only the fourth time in MSNBC’s 27-year history, ending a week at number one in prime time by total viewers, the last time being the week of February 8, 2021. Additionally, this n It was only the second time MSNBC had won. in prime time both in total viewership and in the demo for a week. The only other time was the week of December 17, 2018.
Trump then called himself “king”:
Well, it happened, just as I predicted. The Golden Goose that was so beautiful is slaughtered by fools. MAGA left Fox for more promising “grasslands”. Long live the king. The only solution for Fox News is to bring back Trump Allies and MAGA—Backing No Personality Ron DeSanctimonious was a disaster….
….Also—Don’t run negative ads against Republican and Conservative candidates by perverts and misfits like the Failing Lincoln Project, and others. Roger Ailes never allowed this – and neither did a new and less successful Fox. Big release! MSDNC and Fake News CNN will never allow positive Republican ads or hit tracks about Crooked Joe Biden. Fox must get smart fast before it’s too late. Only “TRUMP” can save Fox News. It’s in freefall!
The thing is, Fox News had Trump backing down: He did a town hall with Sean Hannity a few weeks ago.