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Thursday Ratings: Maddow Tops All Primetime Cable News In Demo, Save O’Reilly, Hannity

On Thursday night, Rachel Maddow topped all of primetime cable news in the demo — save for Fox News hosts Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity. In total viewers, Maddow topped MSNBC, but fell behind her Fox News counterparts.

Over at CNN, Anderson Cooper brought in the network’s highest ratings in both the demo and total viewers. O’Reilly and Hannity were the top two highest-rated shows overall in total viewers as well.

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 

528

Blitzer 

219

Matthews 

362

Express 

55

6 pm Baier 

576

Blitzer 

211

Sharpton 

395

Express
 

99

7 pm Shep 

539

Burnett 

215

Matthews 

484

Velez-Mitchell 

108

8 pm O’Reilly 

819

Cooper 

288

Schultz 

525

Grace 

87

9 pm Hannity 

781

Morgan 

246

Maddow 

702

WWYD 

188

10 pm Van Susteren 

697

Cooper 

259

O’Donnell 

606

WWYD 

115

11 pm O’Reilly 

613

Burnett 

209

Schultz 

385

Showbiz 

95

TOTAL DAY 464 201 324 101
PRIME TIME 766 264 612 130
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 

2.516

Blitzer 

751

Matthews 

1.391

Express
 

145

6 pm Baier 

2.925

Blitzer 

633

Sharpton 

1.386

Express
 

207

7 pm Smith 

2.563

Burnett 

845

Matthews 

1.387

Velez-Mitchell 

235

8 pm O’Reilly 

4.042

Cooper 

1.012

Schultz 

1.698

Grace 

225

9 pm Hannity 

3.684

Morgan 

997

Maddow 

1.865

WWYD 

355

10 pm Greta 

3.015

Cooper 

837

O’Donnell 

1.637

WWYD 

313

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.906

Burnett 

621

Schultz 

968

Showbiz 

245

TOTAL DAY 2.034 622 971 231
PRIME TIME 3.589 949 1.735 298
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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