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Rachel Maddow’s Ratings Skyrocket Past Lawrence O’Donnell’s Tuesday Night

Cable news ratings, July 20, 2010: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

Rachel Maddow had the top show on MSNBC Tuesday night, amassing huge ratings in total viewers with the Shirley Sherrod coverage. Her 9pmET show had more than 1,100,000 total viewers while Lawrence O’Donnell, in on Countdown at 8pmET had less than 900,000.

Campbell Brown had more total viewers than the rest of CNN’s prime time shows. It was her second to last night Tuesday.

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

637

Blitzer

188

Matthews

134

Showbiz

79

6 pm Baier

359

Blitzer

164

Ed Show

191

Prime

106

7 pm Shep

423

King, USA

172

Matthews

219

Issues

189

8 pm O’Reilly

851

Brown

168

Olbermann

252

Grace

200

9 pm Hannity

525

King

164

Maddow

303

Behar

156

10 pm Greta

408

Cooper

182

Olbermann

172

Grace

169

11 pm O’Reilly

501

Cooper

191

Maddow

184

Showbiz

151

TOTAL DAY 341 137 131 132
PRIME TIME 594 171 242 169
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

2402

Blitzer

643

Matthews

608

Showbiz

265

6 pm Baier

2016

Blitzer

535

Ed Show

745

Prime

262

7 pm Shep

1625

King, USA

541

Matthews

665

Issues

480

8 pm O’Reilly

3088

Brown

600

Olbermann

893

Grace

631

9 pm Hannity

2232

King

560

Maddow

1117

Behar

607

10 pm Greta

1560

Cooper

485

Olbermann

557

Grace

358

11 pm O’Reilly

1364

Cooper

407

Maddow

502

Showbiz

373

TOTAL DAY 1170 414 403 316
PRIME TIME 2294 549 856 516
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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