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Friday Cable Ratings: MSNBC Rates Last in Primetime Demo

With an average of 87K viewers in the 25-54 demo Friday night, MSNBC came in fourth place in primetime, behind Fox News, HLN and CNN. Fox News was #1 with 293K viewers, followed by HLN with 127K and CNN with 113K. At 8 p.m., Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor had 392K viewers in the demo, more than 6 times MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, which had 60K viewers.


In total viewers, MSNBC came in third in primetime, behind Fox and CNN but ahead of HLN. While MSNBC ranked second at 8 and 9 p.m., it dropped down to fourth place at 10 p.m.

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 

216

New Day 

73

Morning Joe 

59

Express 

92

5 pm The Five 

286

Blitzer 

62

Schultz 

166

Files 

59

6 pm Baier 

279

Blitzer 

54

Sharpton 

78

Files 

42

7 pm Van Susteren 

294

Burnett 

65

Matthews 

52

Files 

67

8 pm O’Reilly 

382

Cooper 

79

Hayes 

60

Files 

95

9 pm Kelly 

303

Sixties 

147

Iraq Special 

103

Files 

157

10 pm Iraq Special 

192

Sixties 

113

Investigates 

98

Files 

129

11 pm O’Reilly 

145

Bourdain 

92

Investigates 

196

Files 

152

PRIME TIME 293 113 87 127
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 

927

New Day 

254

Morning Joe 

323

Express 

227

5 pm The Five 

1.776

Blitzer 

333

Schultz 

567

Files 

166

6 pm Baier 

1.620

Blitzer 

265

Sharpton 

459

Files 

147

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.639

Burnett 

288

Matthews 

491

Files 

196

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.164

Cooper 

329

Hayes 

465

Files 

294

9 pm Kelly 

1.612

Sixties 

466

Iraq Special 

507

Files 

430

10 pm Iraq Special 

1.096

Sixties 

458

Investigates 

246

Files 

412

11 pm O’Reilly 

827

Bourdain 

262

Investigates 

386

Files 

371

PRIME TIME 1.626 418 406 379
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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