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Succession Star Brian Cox Calls Fox News ‘The Devil,' Says CNN Is ‘Same Story Again and Again'

6 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Brian Cox , Logan Roy himself, weighed in on U.S. cable news during a CNBC interview Wednesday.
Cox stars in the acclaimed HBO series Succession , and he appeared on CNBC to promote Sunday's season 3 premiere.
In a segment first flagged by TheBlaze , Cox talked about his lengthy career and what the show has to say about the media business.
He dryly remarked that he's “always been pretty contemptuous” of the media, to the amusement of the CNBC anchors.
“What's so interesting about America is it's so polarized,” Cox said.
He had some light criticisms of CNN, saying the cable news network is...
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Cable News Ratings Wednesday, October 13: CNN Lifted by Shatner Launch, But Falls Short of Breaking 1 Million Viewers

Cable News Ratings Wednesday, October 13: CNN Lifted by Shatner Launch, But Falls Short of Breaking 1 Million Viewers

6 days ago   |   By Mediaite

William Shatner being launched into space gave CNN a bit of a ratings boost Wednesday, but the network still could not crack 1 million viewers.
At 9 am Wednesday, CNN averaged 556,000 viewers, but at 10 am and 11 am, that number jumped to 963,000 and 986,000. Those were the highest ratings the cable news networks got the entire day, once again falling short of getting 1 million viewers for any show.
MSNBC was third at 10 and 11 , while Fox News continued to dominate in first place with 2 million viewers and 1.95 million.
Fox News also dominated in the 25-54 viewer demographic , but CNN...
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