FNC, which stands for Fox News Channel, is an American cable news television channel and media network known for their conservative political views. FNC was founded by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who sought to create a place for former Republican media consultants and executives, and formally launched in 1996. Headquartered in New York City, FNC has grown to be one of the most watched television channels in the United States, reaching almost 90 million households as of 2019.