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Hannity, O’Reilly Combine For More Than 5 Million Viewers Tuesday Night

Cable news ratings, July 26, 2011:

•Big ratings for Fox’s Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity, who had a combined total audience of more than 5 million viewers. Among viewers 25-54, the two shows totaled more than 1.3 million–making the two shows easily the top rated programs in all of cable news. Fox’s lowest-rated hour was the five p.m. The Five, which had an average audience of 332,000 viewers 25-54, still more than enough to win the hour over CNN, MSNBC and HLN.

•On Tuesday, CNN and MSNBC had two hours where they found themselves in tight competition for second place–at 5 p.m. and 10. At five, Wolf Blitzer squeezed a narrow victory (just 1,000 viewers 25-54) over MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. At ten, AC 360 trailed The Ed Show by just 2,000 viewers.

Here’s the full scoreboard:

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

332

Blitzer

188

Matthews

187

Special

86

6 pm Baier

488

Blitzer

179

Live

189

Prime

117

7 pm Shep

534

King, USA

177

Matthews

188

Issues

108

8 pm O’Reilly

769

Arena

164

O’Donnell

218

Grace

176

9 pm Hannity

601

Morgan

176

Maddow

251

DrDrew

117

10 pm Van Susteren

466

Cooper

218

Schultz

220

Behar

171

11 pm O’Reilly

523

Cooper

203

O’Donnell

215

Showbiz

229

TOTAL DAY 324 147 150 124
PRIME TIME 613 186 230 152
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

1269

Blitzer

680

Matthews

798

Special

333

6 pm Baier

1966

Blitzer

649

Live

649

Prime

329

7 pm Shep

1770

King, USA

622

Matthews

758

Issues

538

8 pm O’Reilly

3091

Arena

560

O’Donnell

1027

Grace

819

9 pm Hannity

2017

Morgan

578

Maddow

941

DrDrew

618

10 pm Van Susteren

1726

Cooper

665

Schultz

790

Behar

564

11 pm O’Reilly

1306

Cooper

552

O’Donnell

605

Showbiz

544

TOTAL DAY 1159 447 484 382
PRIME TIME 2287 601 919 654
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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