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O’Reilly Has Top Show In Megyn Kelly’s Return From Maternity Leave

Cable news ratings, December 3, 2009: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

Bill O’Reilly had the top cable news show Thursday night, in Megyn Kelly‘s return from maternity leave. Kelly will make weekly appearances on the show, while she will return to her regular anchoring gig at America’s Newsroom in January.

• The top non-FNC show in the demo was Anderson Cooper‘s 10pmET CNN show, and the top non-FNC show in total viewers was Keith Olbermann‘s 8pmET MSNBC show.

Check out all the ratings below, and leave your own thoughts in the comments:

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

 

463

Blitzer

 

90

Matthews

 

92

Prime

 

78

6 pm Baier

 

455

Blitzer

 

124

EdShow

 

90

Prime

 

108

7 pm Shep

 

486

Tonight

 

164

Matthews

 

117

Issues

 

110

8 pm O’Reilly

 

836

Brown

 

125

Olbermann

 

248

Grace

 

218

9 pm Hannity

 

524

King

 

231

Maddow

 

217

Behar

 

241

10 pm Greta

 

484

Cooper

 

264

Olbermann

 

232

Grace

 

215

11 pm O’Reilly

 

468

Cooper

 

209

Maddow

 

163

Showbiz

 

215

TOTAL DAY 378 143 101 132
PRIME TIME 615 207 232 218
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 Beck

 

2115

Blitzer

 

489

Matthews

 

432

Prime

 

204

6 pm Baier

 

2069

Blitzer

 

583

EdShow

 

421

Prime

 

226

7 pm Shep

 

2025

Tonight

 

658

Matthews

 

550

Issues

 

331

8 pm O’Reilly

 

3384

Brown

 

659

Olbermann

 

1008

Grace

 

720

9 pm Hannity

 

2204

King

 

863

Maddow

 

789

Behar

 

786

10 pm Greta

 

1836

Cooper

 

738

Olbermann

 

613

Grace

 

514

11 pm O’Reilly

 

1308

Cooper

 

509

Maddow

 

427

Showbiz

 

414

TOTAL DAY 1475 513 373 321
PRIME TIME 2476 754 803 653
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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