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Thursday Cable News Ratings: Fox’s Bret Baier Beats CNN, MSNBC, HLN Combined at 6pm

During the 6pm hour Thursday night, Fox News’ Bret Baier had better ratings in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers than his competition on CNN, MSNBC, and HLN combined. In the demo, Baier’s Special Report had 397K viewers, while CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was #2 with 140K. In total viewers, Baier had 1.943M while MSNBC’s Al Sharpton was #2 with 553K.


Here are the rest of your Thursday ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

258

New Day 

94

Morning Joe 

139

Express 

141

5 pm The Five 

394

Blitzer 

140

Schultz 

110

Express 

38

6 pm Baier 

397

Blitzer 

149

Sharpton 

116

Express 

58

7 pm Smith 

353

Burnett 

138

Matthews 

154

Velez-Mitchell 

83

8 pm O’Reilly 

478

Cooper 

213

Hayes 

183

Grace 

115

9 pm Hannity 

332

Morgan 

90

Maddow 

177

Dr. Drew 

130

10 pm Van Susteren 

314

Cooper 

149

O’Donnell 

152

After Dark 

66

11 pm O’Reilly 

301

Burnett 

104

Hayes 

97

Showbiz 

57

PRIME TIME 375 150 171 104
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
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.141

New Day 

311

Morning Joe 

442

Express 

272

5 pm The Five 

2.100

Blitzer 

568

Schultz 

470

Express 

184

6 pm Baier 

1.943

Blitzer 

513

Sharpton 

553

Express 

190

7 pm Smith 

1.721

Burnett 

506

Matthews 

720

Velez-Mitchell 

228

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.923

Cooper 

668

Hayes 

733

Grace 

350

9 pm Hannity 

1.895

Morgan 

408

Maddow 

731

Dr. Drew 

335

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.527

Cooper 

390

O’Donnell 

559

After Dark 

158

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.213

Burnett 

288

Hayes 

358

Showbiz 

166

PRIME TIME 2.122 489 675 281
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

*Please note that the daily ratings report now contains figures for the 6-9am morning shows.

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