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Friday Cable News Ratings: Anderson Cooper Distant Fourth With Just 52k In Demo

With just 52K viewers in the 25-54 demo Friday night, the 8 p.m. broadcast of Anderson Cooper 360 was the lowest-rated show across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. The Kelly File led the pack with 323K viewers in the demo at 9 p.m. (Bill O’Reilly ran a compilation special at 8).

Anderson Cooper came in 4th place in his time slot in both the demo and total viewers (359K), behind Fox’s O’Reilly, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and HLN’s Nancy Grace.


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 

199

New Day 

63

Morning Joe 

61

Express 

121

5 pm The Five 

269

Blitzer 

94

Schultz 

66

Files 

17

6 pm Baier 

184

Blitzer 

98

Sharpton 

67

Files 

26

7 pm Van Susteren 

193

Burnett 

83

Matthews 

91

Velez-Mitchell 

82

8 pm O’Reilly 

197

Cooper 

52

Hayes 

100

Grace 

203

9 pm Kelly 

323

Sixties 

85

Maddow 

106

Files 

114

10 pm Hannity 

216

Spotlight 

67

Investigates 

130

Files 

92

11 pm O’Reilly 

209

Bourdain 

96

Investigates 

216

Files 

93

PRIME TIME 245 68 112 136
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 

933

New Day 

268

Morning Joe 

320

Express 

223

5 pm The Five 

1.708

Blitzer 

398

Schultz 

445

Files 

95

6 pm Baier 

1.646

Blitzer 

411

Sharpton 

459

Files 

117

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.594

Burnett 

311

Matthews 

624

Velez-Mitchell 

193

8 pm O’Reilly 

1.566

Cooper 

359

Hayes 

603

Grace 

419

9 pm Kelly 

1.983

Sixties 

371

Maddow 

666

Files 

264

10 pm Hannity 

1.314

Spotlight 

242

Investigates 

264

Files 

299

11 pm O’Reilly 

950

Bourdain 

206

Investigates 

309

Files 

380

PRIME TIME 1.622 325 511 327
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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