comScore
RATINGS

Wednesday Ratings: CNN’s The Situation Room Beats MSNBC’s Matthews And Shaprton In Demo And Total Viewers

Wednesday afternoon from 5-7pm ET, CNN’s The Situation Room beat MSNBC’s Hardball and PoliticsNation in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. Wolf Blitzer pulled in 360k demo viewers over the two hours, while Chris Matthews and Al Sharpton combined had only 178k.

The difference in total viewers from 5-7pm between the two networks was somewhat slimmer, with CNN at 1.398M and MSNBC at 1.288M. Both networks trailed first place Fox, which pulled in 4.08M total viewers from 5-7pm.

Here are the rest of your Wednesday night ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
5 pm The Five 

330

Blitzer 

163

Matthews 

94

Express 

163

6 pm Baier 

287

Blitzer 

197

Sharpton 

84

Express 

222

7 pm Shep 

255

Burnett 

183

Matthews 

114

Velez-Mitchell 

290

8 pm O’Reilly 

441

Cooper 

202

Hayes 

133

Grace 

303

9 pm Hannity 

276

Morgan 

135

Maddow 

186

Dr. Drew 

244

10 pm Van Susteren 

207

Cooper 

180

O’Donnell 

161

After Dark 

244

11 pm O’Reilly 

273

Burnett 

138

Hayes 

120

Showbiz 

233

TOTAL DAY 220 149 104 173
PRIME TIME 308 172 160 264
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
5 pm The Five 

2.121

Blitzer 

711

Matthews 

692

Express 

611

6 pm Baier 

1.959

Blitzer 

687

Sharpton 

596

Express 

684

7 pm Smith 

1.872

Burnett 

571

Matthews 

518

Velez-Mitchell 

847

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.145

Cooper 

773

Hayes 

510

Grace 

963

9 pm Hannity 

1.995

Morgan 

608

Maddow 

842

Dr. Drew 

903

10 pm Greta 

1.600

Cooper 

562

O’Donnell 

786

After Dark 

722

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.268

Burnett 

366

Hayes 

345

Showbiz 

647

TOTAL DAY 1.272 463 396 510
PRIME TIME 2.252 648 716 863
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

Have a tip we should know? tips@mediaite.com

  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. LawNewz
  5. Gossip Cop