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Thursday Cable Ratings: Chris Matthews #1 on MSNBC in Demo

On Thursday night, Hardball with Chris Matthews was the highest rated show in the 25-54 demo across MSNBC’s schedule with 254K viewers. Chris Matthews came within 2K of beating Fox’s On The Record with Greta Van Susteren, which had 256K in the demo.

In total viewers, The Rachel Maddow Show was MSNBC’s highest rated program with 906K. Matthews was second with 786K, followed by The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, which had 769K.

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 

231

New Day 

99

Morning Joe 

120

Express 

117

5 pm The Five 

347

Blitzer 

189

Schultz 

115

Files 

48

6 pm Baier 

304

Blitzer 

171

Sharpton 

166

Files 

34

7 pm Van Susteren 

256

Burnett 

212

Matthews 

254

Velez-Mitchell 

87

8 pm O’Reilly 

413

Cooper 

196

Hayes 

200

Grace 

110

9 pm Kelly 

314

Smerconish 

187

Maddow 

249

Dr. Drew 

76

10 pm Hannity 

316

Chicagoland 

146

O’Donnell 

188

Files 

122

11 pm O’Reilly 

237

Lemon 

119

Hayes 

81

Files 

178

PRIME TIME 349 176 213 103
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 

1.023

New Day 

323

Morning Joe 

361

Express 

234

5 pm The Five 

1.769

Blitzer 

609

Schultz 

610

Files 

174

6 pm Baier 

1.747

Blitzer 

528

Sharpton 

555

Files 

142

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.600

Burnett 

599

Matthews 

786

Velez-Mitchell 

196

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.743

Cooper 

671

Hayes 

685

Grace 

277

9 pm Kelly 

1.710

Smerconish 

641

Maddow 

906

Dr. Drew 

213

10 pm Hannity 

1.244

Chicagoland 

416

O’Donnell 

769

Files 

333

11 pm O’Reilly 

981

Lemon 

396

Hayes 

377

Files 

449

PRIME TIME 1.903 577 787 274
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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