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Thursday Cable News Ratings: MSNBC’s Ed Schultz #3 in Demo At New Time

Thursday night, during his first week back on weekdays at 5pm, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz was #3 in the 25-54 demo with 130K viewers. Fox’s The Five was #1 at 5pm with 327K and CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer was #2 with 143K.

In total viewers, The Five was #1 with 1.883M, Schultz was second with 613K and Blitzer was third with 546K.


Here are the rest of your Thursday ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

235

New Day 

119

Morning Joe 

150

Express 

90

5 pm The Five 

327

Blitzer 

143

Schultz 

130

Express 

35

6 pm Baier 

293

Blitzer 

140

Sharpton 

146

Express 

51

7 pm Smith 

280

Burnett 

122

Matthews 

163

Velez-Mitchell 

49

8 pm O’Reilly 

416

Cooper 

163

Hayes 

178

Grace 

96

9 pm Hannity 

376

Morgan 

147

Maddow 

207

Dr. Drew 

125

10 pm Van Susteren 

262

Cooper 

151

O’Donnell 

195

Velez-Mitchell 

117

11 pm O’Reilly 

253

Burnett 

137

Hayes 

123

Showbiz 

95

PRIME TIME 351 154 193 112
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

 

TV NEWS RATINGS: TOTAL VIEWERS (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.089

New Day 

362

Morning Joe 

418

Express 

209

5 pm The Five 

1.883

Blitzer 

546

Schultz 

613

Express 

184

6 pm Baier 

1.804

Blitzer 

482

Sharpton 

624

Express 

161

7 pm Smith 

1.544

Burnett 

416

Matthews 

799

Velez-Mitchell 

149

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.583

Cooper 

575

Hayes 

678

Grace 

221

9 pm Hannity 

1.887

Morgan 

723

Maddow 

727

Dr. Drew 

338

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.470

Cooper 

551

O’Donnell 

555

Velez-Mitchell 

245

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.180

Burnett 

429

Hayes 

361

Showbiz 

215

PRIME TIME 1.983 616 653 268
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

*Please note that the daily ratings report now contains figures for the 6-9am morning shows.

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