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Monday Ratings: Fox Wins Royal Baby Coverage, Total Day And Prime Time For Demo And Total Viewers

Fox News led the cable news ratings Monday during heavy royal baby coverage from all major networks. In the 25-54 demo, Fox was #1 with 251K total day and 301K prime time viewers. For total viewers, Fox was #1 with 1.440M total day and 1.930M prime time. Across the board, CNN came in second, MSNBC was third and HLN was fourth.


CNN beat Fox in the demo during the 10pm hour when they aired a special on the royal birth. Will And Kate +1 had 265K viewers in the demo, beating Fox’s Greta Van Susteren, who had 173K.

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 

330

Blitzer 

242

Matthews 

76

Express 

89

6 pm Baier 

297

Blitzer 

185

Sharpton 

176

Express 

80

7 pm Smith 

307

Burnett 

185

Matthews 

176

Velez-Mitchell 

80

8 pm O’Reilly 

444

Cooper 

209

Hayes 

187

Grace 

157

9 pm Hannity 

283

Morgan 

191

Maddow 

261

Dr. Drew 

111

10 pm Van Susteren 

173

Will And Kate +1 

265

O’Donnell 

158

After Dark 

69

11 pm O’Reilly 

277

Cooper 

170

Hayes 

103

Showbiz 

103

TOTAL DAY 251 194 132 102
PRIME TIME 301 222 202 112
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 

1.997

Blitzer 

816

Matthews 

491

Express 

243

6 pm Baier 

1.882

Blitzer 

628

Sharpton 

642

Express 

201

7 pm Smith 

1.692

Burnett 

492

Matthews 

717

Velez-Mitchell 

282

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.842

Cooper 

713

Hayes 

668

Grace 

324

9 pm Hannity 

1.620

Morgan 

715

Maddow 

874

Dr. Drew 

308

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.302

Will And Kate +1 

765

O’Donnell 

634

After Dark 

208

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.310

Cooper 

606

Hayes 

358

Showbiz 

237

TOTAL DAY 1.440 596 449 259
PRIME TIME 1.930 731 725 280
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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