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Friday Cable Ratings: MSNBC’s Al Sharpton Drops to 59K in Demo

MSNBC’s PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton was the lowest-rated show across the big three cable news networks Friday afternoon, averaging just 59K viewers in the 25-54 demo. During the 6 p.m. time slot, CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer more than tripled that rating with 190K and Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier had close to seven times as many viewers with 410K.

Al Sharpton‘s also came in third place in total viewers with 416K, compared to 2.312M for Fox News and 604K for CNN.


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 

311

New Day 

113

Morning Joe 

71

5 pm The Five 

395

Blitzer 

113

Schultz 

76

6 pm Baier 

410

Blitzer 

190

Sharpton 

59

7 pm Van Susteren 

360

Burnett 

184

Matthews 

116

8 pm O’Reilly 

557

Cooper 

158

Hayes 

113

9 pm Kelly 

400

Special 

150

Maddow 

138

10 pm Hannity 

362

Weed 

116

Investigates 

78

11 pm O’Reilly 

250

Weed 

160

Investigates 

165

PRIME TIME 440 141 110
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 

1.210

New Day 

374

Morning Joe 

337

5 pm The Five 

2.372

Blitzer 

530

Schultz 

463

6 pm Baier 

2.312

Blitzer 

604

Sharpton 

416

7 pm Van Susteren 

2.097

Burnett 

494

Matthews 

640

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.159

Cooper 

505

Hayes 

606

9 pm Kelly 

2.300

Special 

347

Maddow 

754

10 pm Hannity 

1.629

Weed 

411

Investigates 

194

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.085

Weed 

497

Investigates 

308

PRIME TIME 2.366 421 518
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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