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Parker Spitzer Is Tanking CNN’s Prime Time: Worst Ratings In 10 Years

CNN’s prime time ratings woes are only increasing with new program Parker Spitzer.

Monday night was the lowest weekday prime time rating average in more than 10 years, since June 28, 2000. And it wasn’t just the 8pmET that was seeing low ratings.

Larry King had even lower ratings tha Parker Spitzer, with just 196,000 total viewers. That’s less than Rachel Maddow‘s A25-54 demo average in the same hour.

> Update: King had on Hamid Karzai in an exclusive interview.

Here’s the full scoreboard:

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

461

Blitzer

116

Matthews

192

Showbiz

112

6 pm Baier

351

Blitzer

117

Ed Show

195

Prime

96

7 pm Shep

275

King, USA

96

Matthews

213

Issues

163

8 pm O’Reilly

619

ParkerSpitzer

86

Olbermann

212

Grace

174

9 pm Hannity

476

King

63

Maddow

203

Behar

122

10 pm Greta

328

Cooper

142

O’Donnell

170

Grace

193

11 pm O’Reilly

353

Cooper

116

Olbermann

147

Showbiz

162

TOTAL DAY 308 100 129 126
PRIME TIME 476 97 195 162
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

1750

Blitzer

511

Matthews

635

Showbiz

269

6 pm Baier

1940

Blitzer

490

Ed Show

705

Prime

264

7 pm Shep

1552

King, USA

383

Matthews

685

Issues

463

8 pm O’Reilly

2693

ParkerSpitzer

389

Olbermann

837

Grace

508

9 pm Hannity

1931

King

196

Maddow

739

Behar

285

10 pm Greta

1424

Cooper

473

O’Donnell

625

Grace

426

11 pm O’Reilly

1112

Cooper

303

Olbermann

401

Showbiz

344

TOTAL DAY 1286 366 421 288
PRIME TIME 2021 327 734 399
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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