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Friday Ratings: Wolf Blitzer Tops CNN In Demo, Total Viewers At 5PM

On Friday night, Wolf Blitzer‘s 5 p.m. hour raked in CNN’s highest ratings of the night, in both demo and total viewers. Piers Morgan came in second in both.

Blitzer didn’t fare quite as well in the 6 p.m. hour. Elsewhere, Rachel Maddow remained MSNBC’s top spot, with Ed Schultz coming in second.

Here are the rest of your Monday night ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
5 pm The5

359

Blitzer

214

Matthews

249

Express

 

33

6 pm Baier

314

Blitzer

145

Sharpton

271

Express

31

7 pm Smith

327

Burnett

95

Matthews

308

Velez-Mitchell

39

8 pm O’Reilly

584

Cooper

156

Schultz

325

Grace

103

9 pm Hannity

481

Morgan

157

Maddow

400

Velez-Mitchell

86

10 pm Greta
 

405

Cooper

161

Lawrence
 

289

Grace

55

11 pm O’Reilly

291

Burnett

131

Schultz
 

283

Showbiz

51

TOTAL DAY 318 140 222 80
PRIME TIME 490 158 338 81
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 The5

1.856

Blitzer

739

Matthews

976

Express

106

6 pm Baier

1.915

Blitzer

569

Sharpton

930

Express

97

7 pm Smith

1.610

Burnett

361

Matthews

1.018

Velez-Mitchell

162

8 pm O’Reilly

3.172

Cooper

492

Schultz

1.149

Grace

261

9 pm Hannity

2.716

Morgan

607

Maddow

1.364

Velez-Mitchell

180

10 pm Greta
 

2.014

Cooper

573

Lawrence
 

976

Grace

144

11 pm O’Reilly

1.193

Burnett

398

Schultz

649

Showbiz

113

TOTAL DAY 1.507 444 701 185
PRIME TIME 2.640 558 1.163 195
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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