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Friday Cable Ratings: Justin Bieber Special #1 on CNN in Demo and Total

Justin Bieber’s Wild Ride, a half-hour special about the pop star’s recent arrest, was the highest-rated show across CNN’s prime time lineup Friday night in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. The 10pm special, which was previously promoted as “Bieber’s Troubles,” drew 205K viewers in the demo and 515K total viewers, outpacing Anderson Cooper 360 at 8pm and Piers Morgan Live at 9pm.


Still, CNN’s Bieber special trailed Fox’s Hannity in both the demo and total viewers. Sean Hannity’s show was #1 at 10pm with 271K in the demo and 1.221M 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 

342

New Day 

81

Morning Joe 

117

Express 

97

5 pm The Five 

369

Blitzer 

70

Schultz 

169

WWYD 

27

6 pm Baier 

339

Blitzer/Crossfire 

94/82

Sharpton 

282

WWYD 

29

7 pm Van Susteren 

248

Burnett 

85

Matthews 

326

Velez-Mitchell 

60

8 pm O’Reilly 

408

Cooper 

123

Hayes 

256

Grace 

98

9 pm Kelly 

337

Morgan 

121

Maddow 

308

Files 

208

10 pm Hannity 

271

Bieber/Nichols 

205/202

Investigates 

137

Files 

206

11 pm O’Reilly 

242

Bourdain 

139

Investigates 

212

Files 

216

PRIME TIME 339 149 235 171
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 

1.255

New Day 

283

Morning Joe 

369

Express 

207

5 pm The Five 

2.197

Blitzer 

296

Schultz 

656

WWYD 

98

6 pm Baier 

2.185

Blitzer/Crossfire 

360/211

Sharpton 

804

WWYD 

117

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.878

Burnett 

281

Matthews 

1.002

Velez-Mitchell 

160

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.796

Cooper 

398

Hayes 

916

Grace 

237

9 pm Kelly 

2.268

Morgan 

452

Maddow 

1.082

Files 

379

10 pm Hannity 

1.221

Bieber/Nichols 

515/422

Investigates 

382

Files 

316

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.030

Bourdain 

284

Investigates 

461

Files 

349

PRIME TIME 2.096 439 795 310
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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