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Friday Cable News Ratings: Wolf Blitzer #1 in Demo and Total on CNN

The 5pm broadcast of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer with the highest-rated show on CNN Friday evening with 194K in the 25-54 demo and 754K total viewers. Those numbers were enough to beat MSNBC’s The Ed Show, which had 147K in the demo and 572K total, but not enough to beat Fox News’ The Five, which had 341K in the demo and 2.123M 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 

261

New Day 

90

Morning Joe 

108

Express 

132

5 pm The Five 

341

Blitzer 

194

Schultz 

147

WWYD 

52

6 pm Baier 

297

Blitzer/Crossfire 

156/108

Sharpton 

210

WWYD 

95

7 pm Van Susteren 

328

Burnett 

107

Matthews 

194

Velez-Mitchell 

104

8 pm O’Reilly 

349

Cooper 

149

Hayes 

171

Grace 

135

9 pm Kelly 

269

Morgan 

118

Maddow 

234

Mysteries 

142

10 pm Hannity 

235

Cooper/Nichols 

83/71

Investigates 

225

Mysteries 

139

11 pm O’Reilly 

226

Bourdain 

135

Investigates 

245

Mysteries 

133

PRIME TIME 284 115 210 139
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 

1.081

New Day 

266

Morning Joe 

343

Express 

239

5 pm The Five 

2.123

Blitzer 

754

Schultz 

572

WWYD 

112

6 pm Baier 

2.018

Blitzer/Crossfire 

564/431

Sharpton 

694

WWYD 

195

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.845

Burnett 

364

Matthews 

779

Velez-Mitchell 

228

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.321

Cooper 

511

Hayes 

666

Grace 

305

9 pm Kelly 

1.860

Morgan 

414

Maddow 

817

Mysteries 

469

10 pm Hannity 

1.277

Cooper/Nichols 

299/231

Investigates 

388

Mysteries 

438

11 pm O’Reilly 

903

Bourdain 

233

Investigates 

365

Mysteries 

361

PRIME TIME 1.826 397 624 404
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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