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Thursday Cable Ratings: Blitzer #1 in Demo Across CNN and MSNBC

With 295K viewers in the 25-54 demo during the 6 p.m. hour Thursday evening, CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer was the highest-rated show of the night across CNN and MSNBC. Wolf Blitzer’s show was also #1 in the demo at 6 p.m., beating Fox News’ Special Report, though regular host Bret Baier was out and Shannon Bream was filling in.

CNN came out ahead of MSNBC in the primetime, averaging 240K to 204K. Fox News was #1 with 367K. In total viewers, Fox was #1 with 1.886M, followed by MSNBC with 815K and then CNN with 764K.


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 

267

New Day 

90

Morning Joe 

79

Express 

107

5 pm The Five 

273

Blitzer 

162

Schultz 

112

Files 

32

6 pm Baier 

239

Blitzer 

295

Sharpton 

180

Files 

25

7 pm Van Susteren 

299

Burnett 

221

Matthews 

189

Velez-Mitchell 

91

8 pm O’Reilly 

440

Cooper 

264

Hayes 

167

Grace 

139

9 pm Kelly 

329

Sixties 

247

Maddow 

201

Dr. Drew 

120

10 pm Hannity 

327

Tonight 

210

O’Donnell 

230

Files 

95

11 pm O’Reilly 

295

Tonight 

180

Hayes 

186

Files 

111

PRIME TIME 367 240 204 118
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 

954

New Day 

290

Morning Joe 

337

Express 

252

5 pm The Five 

1.918

Blitzer 

813

Schultz 

571

Files 

101

6 pm Baier 

1.847

Blitzer 

771

Sharpton 

583

Files 

105

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.568

Burnett 

625

Matthews 

671

Velez-Mitchell 

209

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.312

Cooper 

747

Hayes 

722

Grace 

428

9 pm Kelly 

1.912

Sixties 

921

Maddow 

867

Dr. Drew 

303

10 pm Hannity 

1.427

Tonight 

623

O’Donnell 

841

Files 

303

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.111

Tonight 

507

Hayes 

612

Files 

306

PRIME TIME 1.886 764 815 345
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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