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Friday Ratings: CNN’s Blitzer Beats MSNBC’s Matthews And Sharpton In Demo And Total Viewers

Friday night from 5-7pm ET, CNN’s two-hour block of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer beat MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews and PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers.

At 5pm, Blitzer’s show had 103K in the demo and 557K total viewers while Matthews had 88K in the demo and 463 total viewers. Then, at 6pm, Blitzer 189K in the demo and 600K total viewers while Sharpton had 116K in the demo and 472K total 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 

329

Blitzer 

103

Matthews 

88

Express 

38

6 pm Baier 

331

Blitzer 

189

Sharpton 

116

Express 

55

7 pm Smith 

343

Burnett 

199

Matthews 

122

Velez-Mitchell 

86

8 pm O’Reilly 

417

Cooper 

208

Hayes 

135

Grace 

86

9 pm Hannity 

293

Morgan 

136

Maddow 

189

Mysteries 

130

10 pm Van Susteren 

281

Cooper 

122

O’Donnell 

155

Mysteries 

143

11 pm O’Reilly 

300

Burnett 

182

Hayes 

175

Grace 

114

TOTAL DAY 274 120 117 96
PRIME TIME 331 156 160 120
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 

1.968

Blitzer 

557

Matthews 

463

Express 

272

6 pm Baier 

1.988

Blitzer 

600

Sharpton 

472

Express 

272

7 pm Smith 

1.648

Burnett 

592

Matthews 

461

Velez-Mitchell 

275

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.361

Cooper 

650

Hayes 

472

Grace 

277

9 pm Hannity 

1.838

Morgan 

532

Maddow 

674

Mysteries 

363

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.634

Cooper 

292

O’Donnell 

326

Mysteries 

365

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.163

Burnett 

477

Hayes 

336

Grace 

293

TOTAL DAY 1.424 412 362 286
PRIME TIME 1.953 532 490 335
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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