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Friday Cable News Ratings: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Beats Fox’s The Five in Demo

Friday afternoon, CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer had a rare victory over Fox News’ The Five in the 25-54 demo. Blitzer’s show had 215K in the demo, while The Five had 193K. MSNBC’s The Ed Show was a distant third with just 97K.

At the same time, with 1.658M total viewers, The Five had nearly three times as many total viewers as The Situation Room, which had 633K. And it nearly quadrupled Ed Schultz’s MSNBC show, which had 443K total viewers.


Here are the rest of your Friday ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

238

New Day 

125

Morning Joe 

118

Express 

129

5 pm The Five 

193

Blitzer 

215

Schultz 

97

Express 

42

6 pm Baier 

267

Blitzer/Crossfire 

132/104

Sharpton 

113

Express 

57

7 pm Smith 

230

Burnett 

114

Matthews 

110

Velez-Mitchell 

89

8 pm O’Reilly 

375

Cooper 

142

Hayes 

151

Grace 

82

9 pm Hannity 

205

Morgan 

90

Maddow 

171

Mystery 

125

10 pm Van Susteren 

216

Gupta 

113

Investigates 

142

Mystery 

143

11 pm O’Reilly 

242

Cooper 

131

Investigates 

190

Grace 

102

PRIME TIME 267 115 156 123
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
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.171

New Day 

354

Morning Joe 

394

Express 

259

5 pm The Five 

1.658

Blitzer 

633

Schultz 

443

Express 

141

6 pm Baier 

1.605

Blitzer/Crossfire 

399/312

Sharpton 

538

Express 

160

7 pm Smith 

1.196

Burnett 

393

Matthews 

618

Velez-Mitchell 

260

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.417

Cooper 

558

Hayes 

573

Grace 

251

9 pm Hannity 

1.259

Morgan 

421

Maddow 

766

Mystery 

425

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.112

Gupta 

469

Investigates 

391

Mystery 

424

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.012

Cooper 

385

Investigates 

454

Grace 

293

PRIME TIME 1.601 483 579 377
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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