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Sarah Palin Interview Gives Sean Hannity Second Best Ratings of 2009

Cable news ratings, November 16, 2009: Check out the highlights, and see the full ratings below:

Sean Hannity‘s interview with Sarah Palin last night – her cable news first during the book tour – gave the 9pmET FNC show it’s 2nd highest total viewer average of 2009. It also gave Hannity a rare cable news ratings victory in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. He had more demo viewers than his cable news competition had in total viewers.

• The top non-FNC show was Nancy Grace‘s at 8pmET for HLN in the demo and Keith Olbermann‘s at 8pmET for MSNBC in total viewers.

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

651

Blitzer

123

Matthews

107

Prime

86

6 pm Baier

472

Blitzer

117

EdShow

118

Prime

116

7 pm Shep

452

Tonight

135

Matthews

132

Issues

202

8 pm O’Reilly

1065

Brown

126

Olbermann

288

Grace

355

9 pm Hannity

1149

King

208

Maddow

273

Behar

152

10 pm Greta

747

Cooper

171

Olbermann

162

Grace

197

11 pm O’Reilly

599

Cooper

117

Maddow

129

Showbiz

149

TOTAL DAY 451 119 113 150
PRIME TIME 989 168 241 231
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

2512

Blitzer

538

Matthews

502

Prime

183

6 pm Baier

2235

Blitzer

546

EdShow

495

Prime

256

7 pm Shep

1980

Tonight

589

Matthews

625

Issues

500

8 pm O’Reilly

3868

Brown

569

Olbermann

1041

Grace

1036

9 pm Hannity

4200

King

835

Maddow

957

Behar

537

10 pm Greta

2283

Cooper

611

Olbermann

575

Grace

499

11 pm O’Reilly

1774

Cooper

409

Maddow

361

Showbiz

370

TOTAL DAY 1693 470 401 339
PRIME TIME 3490 672 860 675
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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