Top 10 Most Watched TV Networks in the USA

No other television networks have such a global impact as the American networks. American TV channels produce and broadcast shows that are watched all around the world. Even nowadays, where internet streaming services are gaining more and more subscribers and are in the process of slowly replacing television, the biggest American TV networks still easily generate viewership in the millions every single day. The American TV market has also become much more competitive in recent times, precisely because the TV channels have to compete for a overall smaller audience.

The following rankings lists the current Top 10 Most Watched TV Networks in the United States, based on the the average number of viewers a TV channel was watched by U.S. viewers on any day at any time during the last year.

Note: This ranking lists the 10 most watched TV Channels in the United States, click here for the Top 10 TV-Series of all time.

The 10 Most Watched TV Networks in the USA 2020:

most watched tv networks

1. CBS

cbs - most watched tv network in america


2. NBC

nbc- second of the most watched tv channels in america


3. ABC

abc- third of the most watched tv networks in america


4. Fox

fox - fourth of the most watched tv channels in america


5. Fox News

fox news- most watched cable tv channel in the USA


6. ESPN

espn - sixth of the most watched tv channels in the united states


7. MSNBC

msnbc - seventh of the most watched tv channels in america


8. Ion


9. HGTV


10. Univision


The 10 Most Watched TV Networks in the USA 2020:

( based on viewership numbers in 2019)

Top 10 Most Watched TV Networks in the USA:
1. CBS
7.14 million viewers on average
2. NBC
6.33 million viewers on average
3. ABC
5.19 million viewers on average
4. Fox
4.62 million viewers on average
5. Fox News
2.50 million viewers on average
6. ESPN
1.75 million viewers on average
7. MSNBC
1.74 million viewers on average
8. Ion
1.34 million viewers on average
9. HGTV
1.31 million viewers on average
10. Univision
1.30 million viewers on average

Based on average U.S. viewers at any given moment during the last year.

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