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Thursday Cable News Ratings: MSNBC’s Matthews Beats Maddow in Demo

Chris Matthews had the highest-rated show in the 25-54 demo on MSNBC Thursday with 213K viewers. He was followed by The Rachel Maddow Show with 194K Al Sharpton’s PoliticsNation with 178K.

Rachel Maddow was #1 in total viewers on the network with 811K. Matthews was second with 803K and Sharpton was third with 741K.


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 

319

New Day 

61

Morning Joe 

99

Express 

129

5 pm The Five 

437

Blitzer 

77

Schultz 

169

WWYD 

31

6 pm Baier 

376

Blitzer/Crossfire 

82/57

Sharpton 

178

Showbiz 

56

7 pm Van Susteren 

417

Burnett 

129

Matthews 

213

Velez-Mitchell 

87

8 pm O’Reilly 

553

Cooper 

144

Hayes 

160

Grace 

113

9 pm Kelly 

548

Sixties 

490

Maddow 

194

Dr. Drew 

101

10 pm Hannity 

426

Sixties 

526

O’Donnell 

168

After Dark 

65

11 pm O’Reilly 

416

Sixties 

336

Hayes 

99

Showbiz 

47

PRIME TIME 509 392 175 93
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 

1.266

New Day 

246

Morning Joe 

371

Express 

221

5 pm The Five 

2.537

Blitzer 

499

Schultz 

704

WWYD 

78

6 pm Baier 

2.531

Blitzer/Crossfire 

334/230

Sharpton 

741

Showbiz 

120

7 pm Van Susteren 

2.149

Burnett 

418

Matthews 

803

Velez-Mitchell 

214

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.336

Cooper 

515

Hayes 

694

Grace 

276

9 pm Kelly 

3.040

Sixties 

1.264

Maddow 

811

Dr. Drew 

231

10 pm Hannity 

1.980

Sixties 

1.378

O’Donnell 

650

After Dark 

147

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.330

Sixties 

738

Hayes 

298

Showbiz 

141

PRIME TIME 2.793 1.057 719 218
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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