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Shep Smith Posts Glenn Beck-Sized Numbers on FNC

Cable news ratings, November 16, 2010:

•Was it the debate over “junk-touching?” Hard news guy Shepard Smith turned in big numbers Tuesday, even outperforming FNC’s biggie Glenn Beck among viewers 25-54.

•On CNN, Parker Spitzer remained a distant fourth at 8 p.m., even losing viewers from John King, USA.

Here’s the full scoreboard:

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

565

Blitzer

111

Matthews

100

Showbiz

63

6 pm Baier

450

Blitzer

146

Ed Show

160

Prime

94

7 pm Shep

598

King, USA

99

Matthews

165

Issues

253

8 pm O’Reilly

983

ParkerSpitzer

87

Olbermann

373

Grace

237

9 pm Hannity

651

King

114

Maddow

366

Behar

104

10 pm Van Susteren

509

Cooper

195

O’Donnell

295

Grace

179

11 pm O’Reilly

523

Cooper

119

Olbermann

190

Showbiz

97

TOTAL DAY 357 104 125 126
PRIME TIME 714 132 345 171
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

2364

Blitzer

499

Matthews

461

Showbiz

149

6 pm Baier

2494

Blitzer

527

Ed Show

706

Prime

241

7 pm Shep

2287

King, USA

405

Matthews

655

Issues

569

8 pm O’Reilly

3735

ParkerSpitzer

477

Olbermann

1281

Grace

822

9 pm Hannity

2367

King

538

Maddow

1164

Behar

371

10 pm Van Susteren

1998

Cooper

666

O’Donnell

865

Grace

402

11 pm O’Reilly

1556

Cooper

384

Olbermann

529

Showbiz

188

TOTAL DAY 1379 391 425 283
PRIME TIME 2700 560 1103 518
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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