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Monday Ratings: Piers Morgan Tops CNN With Ahmadinejad Interview

On Monday night, CNN’s Piers Morgan‘s interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad drew in his network’s highest ratings — in both the demo and total viewers.

Elsewhere, Rachel Maddow remained MSNBC’s highest-rated show (in demo and total viewers), but lost her lead over Fox News’ lineup.

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 The5 

395

Blitzer 

131

Matthews 

304

Express 

47

6 pm Baier 

410

Blitzer 

178

Sharpton 

286

Express
 

47

7 pm Shep 

418

Burnett 

186

Matthews 

338

Velez-Mitchell 

95

8 pm O’Reilly 

633

Cooper 

171

Schultz 

307

Grace 

94

9 pm Hannity 

488

Morgan 

200

Maddow 

429

Dr. Drew 

67

10 pm Van Susteren 

372

Cooper 

186

O’Donnell 

412

Grace 

84

11 pm O’Reilly 

322

Burnett 

114

Schultz 

242

Showbiz 

105

TOTAL DAY 335 123 232 96
PRIME TIME 498 185 383 81
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 The5 

1.890

Blitzer 

514

Matthews
 

1.207

Express
 

137

6 pm Baier 

2.164

Blitzer 

515

Sharpton 

1.045

Express
 

98

7 pm Smith 

2.113

Burnett 

536

Matthews 

1.197

Velez-Mitchell 

226

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.221

Cooper 

529

Schultz 

1.252

Grace 

329

9 pm Hannity 

2.032

Morgan 

614

Maddow 

1.465

DrDrew 

168

10 pm Greta 

1.654

Cooper 

576

O’Donnell 

1.349

Grace 

171

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.157

Burnett 

271

Schultz 

765

Showbiz 

184

TOTAL DAY 1.466 414 775 206
PRIME TIME 2.312 573 1.356 223
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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