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Monday Ratings: CNN’s Cooper-Hosted Zimmerman Special Beats MSNBC’s O’Donnell In Demo At 10pm

CNN debuted a new hour-long special titled Self-Defense or Murder? The George Zimmerman Trial hosted by Anderson Cooper last night. Scheduled to run every day this week at 10pm, the new show beat MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell in the 25-54 demo. Cooper’s special had 190K viewers in the demo while Lawrence O’Donnell‘s regular program had 124K.


O’Donnell beat Cooper in total viewers, 548K to 482K. Greta Van Susteren‘s Fox News show was #1 iat 10pm with 200K in the demo and 1.227 total viewers.

Here are the rest of your Monday night ratings:

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

308

Blitzer 

58

Matthews 

184

Express 

206

6 pm Baier 

228

Blitzer 

82

Sharpton 

168

Express 

249

7 pm Smith 

206

Burnett 

87

Matthews 

119

Velez-Mitchell 

250

8 pm O’Reilly 

344

Cooper 

120

Hayes 

137

Grace 

174

9 pm Hannity 

321

Morgan 

123

Maddow 

202

Dr. Drew 

183

10 pm Van Susteren 

200

Cooper/Zimmerman 

190

O’Donnell 

124

After Dark 

162

11 pm O’Reilly 

287

Cooper 

113

Hayes 

98

Showbiz 

149

TOTAL DAY 219 103 117 157
PRIME TIME 288 144 154 173
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 The Five 

1.737

Blitzer 

417

Matthews 

790

Express 

674

6 pm Baier 

1.642

Blitzer 

359

Sharpton 

756

Express 

689

7 pm Smith 

1.313

Burnett 

385

Matthews 

593

Velez-Mitchell 

596

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.018

Cooper 

609

Hayes 

571

Grace 

486

9 pm Hannity 

1.517

Morgan 

490

Maddow 

754

Dr. Drew 

477

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.227

Cooper/Zimmerman 

482

O’Donnell 

548

After Dark 

338

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.007

Cooper 

342

Hayes 

306

Showbiz 

383

TOTAL DAY 1.067 349 420 460
PRIME TIME 1.590 527 624 434
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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