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Friday Ratings: Fox #1 Demo And Total Viewers In Total Day And Prime Time

Fox News was the most-watched cable news network Friday during a night of Oklahoma tornado coverage in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. In the demo, Fox had 265K total day and 498K prime time. In total viewers, Fox had 1.465M total day and 2.446M prime time.


CNN did come out ahead of Fox between the hours of 10pm and midnight in the demo, with 455K viewers for Anderson Cooper at 10pm and 401K for Erin Burnett at 11pm. During those hours Fox’s tornado coverage had 378K and 290K viewers respectively in the demo.

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 

261

Blitzer 

96

Matthews 

111

Express 

30

6 pm Baier 

307

Blitzer 

100

Sharpton 

119

Express 

68

7 pm Smith 

302

Burnett 

138

Tornado 

149

Velez-Mitchell 

83

8 pm Tornado 

615

Cooper 

304

Hayes 

172

Grace 

93

9 pm Tornado 

492

Morgan 

345

Maddow 

178

Mysteries 

103

10 pm Tornado 

378

Cooper 

455

Tornado 

120

Mysteries 

96

11 pm Tornado 

290

Burnett 

401

Tornado 

161

Mysteries 

113

TOTAL DAY 265 175 117 95
PRIME TIME 498 157 368 104
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 

2.053

Blitzer 

389

Matthews 

565

Express 

186

6 pm Baier 

2.093

Blitzer 

356

Sharpton 

500

Express 

200

7 pm Smith 

1.677

Burnett 

545

Tornado 

521

Velez-Mitchell 

250

8 pm Tornado 

3.210

Cooper 

1.053

Hayes 

690

Grace 

253

9 pm Tornado 

2.349

Morgan 

1.222

Maddow 

712

Mysteries 

277

10 pm Tornado 

1.729

Cooper 

1.304

Tornado 

441

Mysteries 

317

11 pm Tornado 

1.180

Burnett 

1.037

Tornado 

436

Mysteries 

289

TOTAL DAY 1.465 564 394 237
PRIME TIME 2.446 1.199 615 296
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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