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Anderson Cooper’s News/Talk/Game Show Off To Slow Start

Cable news ratings, May 14, 2010: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

Anderson Cooper‘s new studio audience news/talk/game show (side note: AC game show flashback) debuted Friday night, and while the ratings were the best during CNN’s prime time, they were low compared to Cooper’s normal nights. It was the 7th lowest AC 360 in the A25-54 demographic in 2010. Overall, Friday night was CNN’s 2nd lowest night of 2010 in the demo.

• The top non-FNC show was Rachel Maddow‘s in the demo and Keith Olbermann‘s in total viewers.

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

Beck

411

Blitzer

136

Matthews

113

Showbiz

70

6 pm

Baier

269

Blitzer

84

Ed Show

152

Prime

87

7 pm

Shep

233

King, USA

66

Matthews

159

Issues

114

8 pm

O’Reilly

517

Brown

66

Olbermann

277

Grace

202

9 pm

Hannity

419

King

76

Maddow

282

Behar

95

10 pm

Greta

367

Cooper

126

Olbermann

136

Grace

157

11 pm

O’Reilly

373

Cooper

166

Maddow

254

Showbiz

165

TOTAL DAY 293 116 131 119
PRIME TIME 434 89 231 150
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

Beck

1776

Blitzer

481

Matthews

528

Showbiz

182

6 pm

Baier

1611

Blitzer

404

Ed Show

616

Prime

202

7 pm

Shep

1340

King, USA

372

Matthews

608

Issues

408

8 pm

O’Reilly

2407

Brown

314

Olbermann

1045

Grace

437

9 pm

Hannity

1754

King

421

Maddow

942

Behar

502

10 pm

Greta

1619

Cooper

521

Olbermann

341

Grace

589

11 pm

O’Reilly

1279

Cooper

396

Maddow

464

Showbiz

338

TOTAL DAY 1065 383 398 285
PRIME TIME 1927 419 776 501
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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