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Thursday Cable Ratings: The Five Ratings Tower Over 5PM Competition in Total and Demo

The Five won the 5PM ratings race on Thursday, raking in hundreds of thousands of more viewers than The Ed Show, The Situation Room, and HLN News combined. The Five got 2.07 million viewers in total, while Ed Schultz came in second with just 0.56 million.

In the demo, The Five raked in 351K viewers, while Schultz got 163K, HLN News took in 142K, and Wolf Blitzer only got 94K.


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 

253

New Day 

94

Morning Joe 

101

Express 

50

5 pm The Five 

351

Blitzer 

94

Schultz 

163

News 

142

6 pm Baier 

292

Blitzer/Crossfire 

160/101

Sharpton 

174

Velez-Mitchell 

158

7 pm Van Susteren 

273

Burnett 

129

Matthews 

207

Velez-Mitchell 

140

8 pm O’Reilly 

353

Cooper 

152

Hayes 

238

Grace 

181

9 pm Kelly 

329

Morgan 

121

Maddow 

280

Dr. Drew 

180

10 pm Smith 

255

Cooper 

139

O’Donnell 

253

Minute 

88

11 pm O’Reilly 

205

Burnett 

104

Hayes 

141

Files 

80

PRIME TIME 312 137 257 150
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 

1.142

New Day 

261

Morning Joe 

339

Express 

138

5 pm The Five 

2.074

Blitzer 

378

Schultz 

559

News 

375

6 pm Baier 

1.983

Blitzer/Crossfire 

435/267

Sharpton 

728

Velez-Mitchell 

355

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.885

Burnett 

443

Matthews 

967

Velez-Mitchell 

373

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.749

Cooper 

502

Hayes 

736

Grace 

434

9 pm Kelly 

2.296

Morgan 

320

Maddow 

935

Dr. Drew 

401

10 pm Smith 

1.455

Cooper 

306

O’Donnell 

815

Minute 

230

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.051

Burnett 

234

Hayes 

388

Express 

188

PRIME TIME 2.169 376 830 355
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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