* CriticProof: Despite the criticisms labelled against it, Fox News has the highest ratings of any cable news network and receives higher ratings than CNN and MSNBC COMBINED, possibly due to having an advantage of being the only mainstream right-wing media for the USA.
** Pew Media Research found that among identified Conservatives, Fox is the first source of news for 40% of them. For liberals, it's only 3%. That said, among Americans when party is not accounted for (conservative, liberal, and NoPartyGiven) it tops the charts at 19% of viewership, more than twice of CNN's 8%. Common reasons for this include the above mentioned monopoly on right-wing media, watching multiple news sources for coverage, and JustHereForGodzilla factor of wanting to see them say something silly.