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Friday PM Cable News Ratings: Fox’s Shepard Smith #1 in Demo

Fox Report with Shepard Smith was the highest-rated show across all of cable news Friday night in the 25-54 demo with 326K viewers. In total viewers, Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor, with guest host Laura Ingraham, was #1 with 1.745M viewers.


Here are the rest of your Friday night ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
5 pm The Five 

260

Blitzer 

104

Matthews 

102

Express 

29

6 pm Baier 

305

Blitzer 

148

Sharpton 

65

Express 

55

7 pm Smith 

326

Burnett 

95

Matthews 

57

Velez-Mitchell 

84

8 pm O’Reilly 

255

Cooper 

59

Hayes Special 

57

Grace 

134

9 pm Hannity 

211

Morgan 

75

Maddow 

111

Mysteries 

94

10 pm Van Susteren 

126

Gupta Special 

159

Investigates 

139

Mysteries 

134

11 pm O’Reilly 

222

Stroumboulopoulos 

86

Investigates 

213

Grace 

218

PRIME TIME 197 98 102 121
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
5 pm The Five 

1.637

Blitzer 

431

Matthews 

614

Express 

116

6 pm Baier 

1.689

Blitzer 

461

Sharpton 

493

Express 

130

7 pm Smith 

1.369

Burnett 

353

Matthews 

375

Velez-Mitchell 

216

8 pm O’Reilly 

1.745

Cooper 

327

Hayes Special 

436

Grace 

397

9 pm Hannity 

1.412

Morgan 

366

Maddow 

635

Mysteries 

368

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.153

Gupta Special 

502

Investigates 

385

Mysteries 

402

11 pm O’Reilly 

897

Stroumboulopoulos 

222

Investigates 

442

Grace 

438

PRIME TIME 1.441 398 485 389
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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