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Larry King Has Top CNN Prime Time Show Thursday, But Maddow Still Wins Both Categories

Cable news ratings, September 9, 2010: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

Larry King had the top show on CNN in prime time, in total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. Rachel Maddow‘s 9pmET show topped King in both categories.

Bill O’Reilly was the top cable news show, of course, but #2 in total viewers was a rare one – Special Report with Bret Baier.

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

447

Blitzer

226

Matthews

129

Showbiz

63

6 pm Baier

431

Blitzer

169

Ed Show

174

Prime

85

7 pm Shep

454

King, USA

171

Matthews

216

Issues

129

8 pm O’Reilly

733

Sanchez

161

Olbermann

261

Grace

100

9 pm Hannity

487

King

205

Maddow

209

Behar

85

10 pm Greta

321

Cooper

165

Olbermann

176

Grace

108

11 pm O’Reilly

301

Cooper

164

Maddow

117

Showbiz

89

TOTAL DAY 298 133 112 106
PRIME TIME 513 177 215 96
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

1750

Blitzer

692

Matthews

561

Showbiz

175

6 pm Baier

2092

Blitzer

488

Ed Show

708

Prime

240

7 pm Shep

1855

King, USA

390

Matthews

713

Issues

363

8 pm O’Reilly

2875

Sanchez

482

Olbermann

1067

Grace

556

9 pm Hannity

1829

King

705

Maddow

960

Behar

414

10 pm Greta

1552

Cooper

568

Olbermann

538

Grace

318

11 pm O’Reilly

1162

Cooper

429

Maddow

381

Showbiz

273

TOTAL DAY 1180 393 404 261
PRIME TIME 2085 585 855 421
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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