Bill O’Reilly Way Out In Front, Countdown With O’Donnell Best on MSNBC

 

Cable news ratings, July 27, 2009: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

Bill O’Reilly won big for Fox News last night, with, averaging 917,000 in the A25-54 demo and 3,488,000 in total viewers. It was, as it usually is, the best cable news program. It matched his total viewer average from the previous Monday.

Lawrence O’Donnell guest hosted Countdown at 8pmET on MSNBC last night, and it was MSNBC’s top-rated program in both total viewers and the demo. Howard Dean hosts tonight.

Anderson Cooper was the top-rated show on CNN last night, at 10pmET, in both categories. It was 3rd to MSNBC’s Countdown repeat, however in the demo (and 2nd in total viewers).

• In the ongoing battle for 2nd place in prime time, MSNBC was #2 in total viewers and the demo.

Check out all the ratings below, and leave your own thoughts in the comments:

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

601

Blitzer

155

Matthews

104

Prime

46

6 pm Baier

477

Blitzer

151

EdShow

121

Prime

88

7 pm Shep

395

Dobbs

178

Matthews

226

Issues

159

8 pm O’Reilly

917

Brown

236

Olbermann

376

Grace

244

9 pm Hannity

823

King

297

Maddow

334

Issues

155

10 pm Greta

658

Cooper

301

Olbermann

325

Grace

147

11 pm O’Reilly

725

Cooper

241

Maddow

196

Showbiz

129

TOTAL DAY 355 160 120 103
PRIME TIME 799 278 345 182
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

2275

Blitzer

826

Matthews

497

Prime

166

6 pm Baier

2049

Blitzer

681

EdShow

501

Prime

204

7 pm Shep

1734

Dobbs

699

Matthews

676

Issues

353

8 pm O’Reilly

3488

Brown

819

Olbermann

1121

Grace

616

9 pm Hannity

2749

King

842

Maddow

950

Issues

414

10 pm Greta

2254

Cooper

927

Olbermann

747

Grace

353

11 pm O’Reilly

1700

Cooper

634

Maddow

462

Showbiz

273

TOTAL DAY 1336 578 386 251
PRIME TIME 2832 862 939 457
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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