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Tuesday Cable News Ratings: Piers Morgan #1 on CNN, Beats MSNBC’s Maddow in Demo

Piers Morgan’s exclusive interview with Pastor Rick Warren helped him achieve the highest ratings of the night across CNN’s primetime schedule in the 25-54 demo. Morgan had 216K viewers in the demo at 9pm, edging out MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, who had 215K.

In total viewers, Maddow beat Morgan 800K to 661K. In both categories, Fox News’ Sean Hannity was #1 at 9pm with 289K in the demo and 1.802M total viewers.


Here are the rest of your Tuesday ratings:

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

288

New Day 

133

Morning Joe 

140

Express 

101

5 pm The Five 

356

Blitzer 

129

Schultz 

158

Express 

33

6 pm Baier 

265

Blitzer/Crossfire 

96/97

Sharpton 

168

Express 

70

7 pm Smith 

259

Burnett 

100

Matthews 

212

Velez-Mitchell 

74

8 pm O’Reilly 

428

Cooper 

206

Obama Preview 

166

Grace 

91

9 pm Hannity 

289

Morgan 

216

Maddow 

215

Dr. Drew 

82

10 pm Van Susteren 

266

Cooper 

164

O’Donnell 

189

After Dark 

67

11 pm O’Reilly 

379

Burnett 

101

Hayes 

94

Showbiz 

84

PRIME TIME 328 195 190 80
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 

1.410

New Day 

360

Morning Joe 

473

Express 

220

5 pm The Five 

1.899

Blitzer 

497

Schultz 

612

Express 

134

6 pm Baier 

1.857

Blitzer/Crossfire 

348/370

Sharpton 

668

Express 

179

7 pm Smith 

1.393

Burnett 

394

Matthews 

787

Velez-Mitchell 

222

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.929

Cooper 

716

Hayes 

581

Grace 

295

9 pm Hannity 

1.802

Morgan 

661

Maddow 

800

Dr. Drew 

265

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.417

Cooper 

426

O’Donnell 

736

After Dark 

200

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.244

Burnett 

359

Hayes 

331

Showbiz 

204

PRIME TIME 2.066 601 710 253
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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