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Glenn Beck Has Most Demo Viewers Again, CNN Strong in Prime Time

beck_8-20bCable news ratings, August 27, 2009: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

• For the 2nd night in a row, FNC’s Glenn Beck had the top-rated show on cable news in the A25-54 demographic. Bill O’Reilly had the most total viewers. It was a bigger than usual night for CNN as well.

• CNN was #2 in prime time in both categories. Larry King had the top non-FNC show.

Campbell Brown topped MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann in both categories, and HLN’s Nancy Grace finished ahead of Olbermann at 8pmET in the demo. Rachel Maddow finished 4th in the demo as well.

Check out all the ratings below, and leave your own thoughts in the comments:

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

762

Blitzer

193

Matthews

166

Prime

145

6 pm Baier

446

Blitzer

249

EdShow

187

Prime

199

7 pm Shep

418

Dobbs

241

Matthews

271

Issues

286

8 pm O’Reilly

757

Brown

337

Olbermann

276

Grace

347

9 pm Hannity

691

King

378

Maddow

279

Issues

297

10 pm Greta

623

Cooper

343

Olbermann

258

Grace

234

11 pm O’Reilly

597

Cooper

226

Maddow

199

Showbiz

167

TOTAL DAY 407 214 156 165
PRIME TIME 693 352 271 287
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 Beck

2544

Blitzer

1158

Matthews

519

Prime

346

6 pm Baier

1906

Blitzer

997

EdShow

541

Prime

507

7 pm Shep

1697

Dobbs

791

Matthews

783

Issues

760

8 pm O’Reilly

2896

Brown

1243

Olbermann

1199

Grace

957

9 pm Hannity

2402

King

1464

Maddow

1112

Issues

788

10 pm Greta

2330

Cooper

1280

Olbermann

800

Grace

638

11 pm O’Reilly

1478

Cooper

686

Maddow

608

Showbiz

434

TOTAL DAY 1483 810 499 404
PRIME TIME 2545 1329 1037 777
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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