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Monday Cable Ratings: CNN #1 in Demo, Fox #1 in Total Primetime for Ferguson Coverage

CNN’s heavy coverage of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri helped deliver the network a victory over Fox News in the primetime 25-54 demo Monday night. CNN averaged 423K in the demo while Fox had 405K. MSNBC was a distant third with 194K. Fox News held on to its #1 spot in total viewers 2.136M. CNN was second with 1.027M and again MSNBC was third with 854K.


The ratings peak for CNN actually came during the 12 midnight ET hour when the network averaged 706K in the demo and 1.334M total viewers. Fox’s ratings peak was The Kelly File at 9PM with 411K in demo and 2.4M total viewers.

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 

285

New Day 

249

Morning Joe 

83

Express 

163

5 pm The Five 

349

Blitzer 

315

Schultz 

128

Files 

39

6 pm Baier 

312

Blitzer 

337

Sharpton 

106

Files 

50

7 pm Van Susteren 

325

Burnett 

330

Matthews 

126

Velez-Mitchell 

103

8 pm O’Reilly 

409

Cooper 

357

Hayes 

157

Grace 

163

9 pm Kelly 

411

Cooper 

391

Maddow 

219

Dr. Drew 

146

10 pm Hannity 

394

Tonight 

522

O’Donnell 

203

Files 

142

11 pm Smith 

431

Tonight 

545

Hayes 

211

Files 

213

PRIME TIME 405 423 194 150
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 

966

New Day 

595

Morning Joe 

343

Express 

336

5 pm The Five 

2.282

Blitzer 

1.084

Schultz 

618

Files 

92

6 pm Baier 

1.973

Blitzer 

1.059

Sharpton 

546

Files 

151

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.763

Burnett 

969

Matthews 

748

Velez-Mitchell 

217

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.338

Cooper 

978

Hayes 

739

Grace 

378

9 pm Kelly 

2.378

Cooper 

976

Maddow 

995

Dr. Drew 

394

10 pm Hannity 

1.693

Tonight 

1.125

O’Donnell 

824

Files 

383

11 pm Smith 

1.463

Tonight 

1.152

Hayes 

661

Files 

525

PRIME TIME 2.136 1.027 854 385
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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