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Bill O’Reilly’s Ratings Skyrocket After The View Confrontation

Cable news ratings, October 14, 2010:

Bill O’Reilly regularly hosts the most watched show on cable news. Last night, after his appearance on The View, he did even better than usual. O’Reilly had 1,107,000 viewers in the demo, and 4,165,000 total viewers.

• HLN had a strong night last night – with Joy Behar recapping her take on the O’Reilly argument. Behar was #2 at 9pmET in the demo. Nancy Grace had a solid night the hour before as well, significantly ahead of Parker Spitzer in both categories.

Here’s the full scoreboard:

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

566

Blitzer

132

Matthews

107

Showbiz

68

6 pm Baier

454

Blitzer

98

Ed Show

173

Prime

91

7 pm Shep

492

King, USA

80

Matthews

225

Issues

131

8 pm O’Reilly

1107

ParkerSpitzer

111

Olbermann

328

Grace

267

9 pm Hannity

733

King

114

Maddow

227

Behar

295

10 pm Greta

690

Cooper

236

O’Donnell

250

Grace

126

11 pm O’Reilly

558

Cooper

150

Olbermann

196

Showbiz

110

TOTAL DAY 385 123 138 115
PRIME TIME 843 154 269 2216
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

2178

Blitzer

580

Matthews

652

Showbiz

125

6 pm Baier

2263

Blitzer

468

Ed Show

765

Prime

181

7 pm Shep

1948

King, USA

447

Matthews

738

Issues

376

8 pm O’Reilly

4165

Parker/Spitzer

532

Olbermann

1253

Grace

776

9 pm Hannity

2662

King

596

Maddow

966

Behar

761

10 pm Greta

2519

Cooper

808

O’Donnell

931

Grace

345

11 pm O’Reilly

1830

Cooper

555

Olbermann

622

Showbiz

306

TOTAL DAY 1434 466 480 273
PRIME TIME 3115 645 1050 618
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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