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Wednesday Cable News Ratings: Fox’s Bret Baier #2 in Total Viewers for All Cable News

Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier had the second highest number of total viewers Wednesday night across all of cable news with 1.825M. Fox’s Bill O’Reilly was #1 with 2.604M. In his 6pm time slot, Baier was #1 in the 25-54 demo with 343K viewers.


Here are the rest of your Wednesday ratings:

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

192

New Day 

139

Morning Joe 

143

Express 

68

5 pm The Five 

252

Blitzer 

136

Schultz 

148

Express 

41

6 pm Baier 

343

Blitzer 

155

Sharpton 

175

Express 

57

7 pm Smith 

351

Burnett 

153

Matthews 

226

Velez-Mitchell 

49

8 pm O’Reilly 

509

Cooper 

193

Hayes 

323

Grace 

78

9 pm Hannity 

390

Morgan 

167

Maddow 

317

Dr. Drew 

96

10 pm Van Susteren 

309

Cooper 

176

O’Donnell 

263

After Dark 

81

11 pm O’Reilly 

290

Burnett 

194

Hayes 

189

Showbiz 

73

PRIME TIME 403 179 301 85
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 

1.033

New Day 

383

Morning Joe 

440

Express 

178

5 pm The Five 

1.627

Blitzer 

463

Schultz 

648

Express 

227

6 pm Baier 

1.825

Blitzer 

490

Sharpton 

655

Express 

167

7 pm Smith 

1.584

Burnett 

525

Matthews 

749

Velez-Mitchell 

227

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.604

Cooper 

581

Hayes 

947

Grace 

242

9 pm Hannity 

1.721

Morgan 

542

Maddow 

992

Dr. Drew 

294

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.473

Cooper 

495

O’Donnell 

770

After Dark 

289

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.230

Burnett 

502

Hayes 

442

Showbiz 

256

PRIME TIME 1.939 541 909 275
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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