The ratings are in for October —and Fox News is on top.

According to recently released data from Nielsen Media Research, Fox News Channel finished October as the most-watched cable network among total day viewers for the 20th straight month, crushing CNN and MSNBC viewership combined among key categories, Fox News reports.

From Fox News:

Fox News averaged 1.5 million total day viewers, while no other networks cracked the one-million viewer benchmark. ESPN finished second with 885,000 average total viewers, followed by 751,000 for MSNBC and a gloomy 533,000 for CNN.

During the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m. ET, Fox News averaged 2.3 million viewers compared to 1.2 million for MSNBC and only 624,000 for CNN. It was CNN’s smallest monthly primetime audience of the year.

“The Five” averaged 3.4 million viewers to finish as the most-watched show on cable news for the seventh-straight month. The roundtable discussion program starring Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld, Jesse Watters and Jeanine Pirro has finished first in cable news for the last 10 out of 11 months.

“Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 3.3 million viewers to finish second, followed by “Jesse Watters Primetime,” Hannity,” “Special Report with Bret Baier,” “The Ingraham Angle,” “Gutfeld!,” “Outnumbered,” “The Faulkner Focus,” “America’s Newsroom,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “America Reports” and “The Story with Martha MacCallum” as Fox News offerings swept the top 13.

MSNBC’s top program was “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” which finished No. 14 among cable news programs. The most popular program on ratings-challenged CNN was “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” which finished No. 24 overall.

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