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Monday Cable Ratings: CNN’s Cooper Gets Major Boost From Sterling Interview

Anderson Cooper’s exclusive interview with L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling helped give CNN a major ratings boost Monday night, with the 8 p.m. hour hitting 294K in the 25-54 demo and 720K total viewers. That was a 73% jump in the demo and a 42% jump in total viewers for Anderson Cooper 360 compared to the previous four week average.


Cooper’s show beat MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, which had 114K in the demo and 482K total, at 8 p.m., but remained behind Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor, which had 362K in the demo and 2.294M total.

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 

233

New Day 

97

Morning Joe 

116

Express 

107

5 pm The Five 

340

Blitzer 

70

Schultz 

132

Detective 

70

6 pm Baier 

273

Blitzer/Crossfire 

108/116

Sharpton 

112

Detective 

81

7 pm Van Susteren 

225

Burnett 

116

Matthews 

127

Velez-Mitchell 

68

8 pm O’Reilly 

362

Cooper 

294

Hayes 

114

Grace 

110

9 pm Kelly 

301

Weir 

163

Maddow 

145

Dr. Drew 

100

10 pm Hannity 

244

Lemon 

125

O’Donnell 

115

Files 

92

11 pm O’Reilly 

238

Cooper 

159

Hayes 

37

Files 

151

PRIME TIME 302 194 125 101
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 

1.009

New Day 

267

Morning Joe 

316

Express 

229

5 pm The Five 

1.910

Blitzer 

372

Schultz 

558

Detective 

117

6 pm Baier 

1.807

Blitzer/Crossfire 

350/287

Sharpton 

527

Detective 

188

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.582

Burnett 

389

Matthews 

695

Velez-Mitchell 

189

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.294

Cooper 

720

Hayes 

482

Grace 

308

9 pm Kelly 

1.923

Weir 

364

Maddow 

601

Dr. Drew 

203

10 pm Hannity 

1.218

Lemon 

325

O’Donnell 

459

Files 

247

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.163

Cooper 

392

Hayes 

247

Files 

351

PRIME TIME 1.812 470 514 253
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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