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FOX News Beats CNN, MSNBC & HLN Combined In Election Night Ratings

Primetime ratings for Tuesday, June 8, 2010:

FNC: 2,672,000 in P2+ (647,000 in 25-54)
CNN: 698,000 in P2+ (244,000 in 25-54)
MSNBC: 967,000 in P2+ (251,000 in 25-54)
HLN: 781,00 in P2+ (252,000 in 25-54)

FOX News Channel was the big winner and beat everyone else combined in total viewers (P2+). Everyone tuning into the election chose FOX by far - FNC won each hour easily. Interestingly, HLN edged out MSNBC to be #2 in demo in primetime.

(source: Nielsen Media Research)