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Thursday Cable Ratings: CNN Beats Fox in Demo from 6-8PM

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On a day that consisted of wall-to-wall coverage of the Charleston, South Carolina, CNN took the lead in the 25-54 demo for the 6 and 7 p.m. hours on Thursday. The second hour of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer had 311K viewers, beating Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier (with a guest host filling in), which had 218K.

At 7 p.m., CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront had 368K, beating Fox News’ On the Record with Greta Van Susteren, which had 236K.


During those same two hours, Fox News was #1 in total viewers with 1.689M for Special Report and 1.517M for Greta Van Susteren. CNN’s shows both came in second with 837K for Wolf Blitzer and 995K for Erin Burnett.

Here are the rest of your Thursday ratings:

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

198

New Day 

152

Morning Joe 

102

5 pm The Five 

241

Blitzer 

240

Schultz 

94

6 pm Baier 

218

Blitzer 

311

Sharpton 

106

7 pm Van Susteren 

236

Burnett 

368

Matthews 

138

8 pm O’Reilly 

412

Cooper 

312

Hayes 

114

9 pm Kelly 

410

Special 

335

Maddow 

201

10 pm Hannity 

405

Tonight 

364

O’Donnell 

149

11 pm O’Reilly 

293

Cooper 

269

Hayes 

106

PRIME TIME 369 190 166
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

 

TV NEWS RATINGS: TOTAL VIEWERS (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

975

New Day 

512

Morning Joe 

447

5 pm The Five 

1.664

Blitzer 

981

Schultz 

618

6 pm Baier 

1.689

Blitzer 

837

Sharpton 

585

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.517

Burnett 

995

Matthews 

758

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.278

Cooper 

1.041

Hayes 

658

9 pm Kelly 

1.956

Special 

901

Maddow 

1.029

10 pm Hannity 

1.485

Tonight 

1.041

O’Donnell 

718

11 pm O’Reilly 

940

Cooper 

727

Hayes 

409

PRIME TIME 1.959 456 763
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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