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Monday Cable News Ratings: MSNBC’s Matthews Outpaces Schultz’s 5pm Debut in Demo and Total

In his 5pm debut on MSNBC, Ed Schultz trailed Chris Matthews’ 7pm hour in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. Matthews pulled in 149K in the demo and 629K total viewers, while Schultz had 117K in the demo and 486K total.

At 5pm, Schultz came in 2nd in the demo behind Fox News’ The Five and third in total viewers behind Fox and CNN’s The Situation Room. At 7pm, Matthews was #2 in both the demo and total viewers behind Fox’s Shepard Smith.


Here are the rest of your Monday ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

243

New Day 

96

Morning Joe 

134

Express 

145

5 pm The Five 

302

Blitzer 

84

Schultz 

117

Express 

46

6 pm Baier 

321

Blitzer 

115

Sharpton 

117

Express 

52

7 pm Smith 

346

Burnett 

135

Matthews 

149

Velez-Mitchell 

75

8 pm O’Reilly 

388

Cooper 

125

Hayes 

213

Grace 

83

9 pm Hannity 

320

Morgan 

136

Maddow 

281

Dr. Drew 

123

10 pm Van Susteren 

311

Cooper 

220

O’Donnell 

164

After Dark 

89

11 pm O’Reilly 

317

Burnett 

166

Hayes 

91

Showbiz 

120

PRIME TIME 340 160 219 92
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
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.104

New Day 

284

Morning Joe 

429

Express 

251

5 pm The Five 

1.979

Blitzer 

488

Schultz 

486

Express 

155

6 pm Baier 

1.995

Blitzer 

375

Sharpton 

544

Express 

201

7 pm Smith 

1.813

Burnett 

421

Matthews 

629

Velez-Mitchell 

241

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.965

Cooper 

539

Hayes 

750

Grace 

290

9 pm Hannity 

1.926

Morgan 

608

Maddow 

970

Dr. Drew 

396

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.612

Cooper 

627

O’Donnell 

607

After Dark 

168

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.243

Burnett 

443

Hayes 

294

Showbiz 

285

PRIME TIME 2.175 592 777 285
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

*Please note that the daily ratings report now contains figures for the 6-9am morning shows.

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