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Thursday Ratings: Anderson Cooper Tops Ed Schultz In Demo At 8PM

On Thursday night, CNN’s Anderson Cooper topped MSNBC’s Ed Schultz in the demo — bringing in CNN’s highest ratings of the night as well. In total viewers, Schultz regained his lead, coming in second after Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. Rachel Maddow topped MSNBC’s ratings lineup.

Here are the rest of your Thursday night ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
5 pm The5

371

Blitzer

166

Matthews

162

Express

36

6 pm Baier

413

King, USA

80

Sharpton

145

Express

38

7 pm Smith

421

Burnett

120

Matthews

123

Velez-Mitchell

74

8 pm O’Reilly

637

Cooper

170

Schultz

160

Grace

138

9 pm Hannity

442

Morgan

161

Maddow

241

Dr. Drew

120

10 pm Van Susteren

462

Cooper

114

O’Donnell

175

Grace

70

11 pm O’Reilly

356

Burnett

50

Schultz

112

Showbiz

54

TOTAL DAY 318 108 122 74
PRIME TIME 514 149 192 109
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
5 pm The5

1.831

Blitzer

571

Matthews

656

Express

145

6 pm Baier

1.976

King, USA

278

Sharpton

676

Express

117

7 pm Smith

1.691

Burnett

335

Matthews

602

Velez-Mitchell

199

8 pm O’Reilly

3.254

Cooper

583

Schultz

726

Grace

385

9 pm Hannity

2.245

Morgan

535

Maddow

854

DrDrew

417

10 pm Van Susteren
 

2.034

Cooper

377

O’Donnell

676

Grace

268

11 pm O’Reilly

1.421

Burnett

182

Schultz

433

Showbiz

251

TOTAL DAY 1.481 344 464 219
PRIME TIME 2.516 499 752 257
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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