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RATINGS

Friday Cable Ratings: Fox News Dominates with Trump Rally Coverage

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With its live coverage of Donald Trump’s big rally in Mobile, Alabama Friday night, Fox News won the night in both the 25-54 demo and total viewer ratings. Fox’s ratings peaked at 9 p.m. during Trump’s speech with 810K in the demo and 3.632M total viewers.

CNN also saw a bump from Trump’s rally, peaking at 322K in the demo during the 9 p.m. hour and 1.270M total viewers at 8 p.m. ET.


Here are the rest of your Friday ratings:

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

270

New Day 

96

Morning Joe 

83

5 pm The Five 

302

Blitzer 

140

MSNBC Live 

20

6 pm Baier 

386

Blitzer 

139

Sharpton 

51

7 pm Van Susteren 

381

Burnett 

202

Matthews 

111

8 pm O’Reilly/Trump Rally 

485/629

Cooper 

297

Hayes 

138

9 pm Trump Rally/Kelly 

810/458

Tonight 

322

Maddow 

161

10 pm Katrina Special 

233

Tonight 

260

Investigates 

135

11 pm O’Reilly 

228

Cooper 

172

Investigates 

210

PRIME TIME 456 287 145
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

 

TV NEWS RATINGS: TOTAL VIEWERS (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.038

New Day 

335

Morning Joe 

382

5 pm The Five 

2.030

Blitzer 

602

MSNBC Live 

320

6 pm Baier 

2.140

Blitzer 

607

Sharpton 

403

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.970

Burnett 

688

Matthews 

709

8 pm O’Reilly/Trump Rally 

2.469/2.887

Cooper 

1.270

Hayes 

729

9 pm Trump Rally/Kelly 

3.632/2.487

Tonight 

1.076

Maddow 

934

10 pm Katrina Special 

1.197

Tonight 

948

Investigates 

376

11 pm O’Reilly 

935

Cooper 

527

Investigates 

388

PRIME TIME 2.250 1.059 681
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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