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Dr. Drew Leads All HLN Shows, Trails Rachel Maddow By 19,000 Viewers (25-54)

Cable news ratings, July 20, 2011:

•Dr. Drew Pinsky had the highest ratings of the night for HLN Wednesday, with an average audience of 245,000 viewers 25-54–pulling ahead of Nancy Grace, who had 237,000. In Dr. Drew‘s timeslot of 9 p.m., the HLN show was in third place overall, well behind Hannity on Fox News, but just 19,000 viewers behind MSNBC’s top ratings performer, Rachel Maddow, who averaged 264,000 viewers in the demo Wednesday.

•At Fox, Bill O’Reilly was far and away the top rated show in cable news, with 569,000 viewers 25-54–and 2.7 million overall.

Here’s the full scoreboard:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
5 pm The5

286

Blitzer

142

Matthews

207

Special

168

6 pm Baier

367

Blitzer

115

Live

166

Prime

185

7 pm Shep

380

King, USA

97

Matthews

216

Issues

198

8 pm O’Reilly

569

Arena

108

O’Donnell

191

Grace

237

9 pm Hannity

392

Morgan

218

Maddow

264

DrDrew

245

10 pm Van Susteren

370

Cooper

218

Schultz

254

Behar

172

11 pm O’Reilly

370

Cooper

142

O’Donnell

189

Showbiz

184

TOTAL DAY 265 120 158 144
PRIME TIME 444 179 237 213
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 The5

1285

Blitzer

651

Matthews

718

Special

464

6 pm Baier

1760

Blitzer

506

Live

606

Prime

565

7 pm Shep

1532

King, USA

372

Matthews

731

Issues

706

8 pm O’Reilly

2712

Arena

377

O’Donnell

867

Grace

979

9 pm Hannity

1756

Morgan

607

Maddow

970

DrDrew

962

10 pm Van Susteren

1477

Cooper

686

Schultz

923

Behar

676

11 pm O’Reilly

1228

Cooper

375

O’Donnell

556

Showbiz

447

TOTAL DAY 1068 392 472 434
PRIME TIME 1983 550 923 857
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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