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Tuesday Cable Ratings: CNN’s Blitzer Drops to 29K in Demo at 5PM

The 5 p.m. hour of CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer averaged just 29K viewers in the 25-54 demo Tuesday afternoon, making it the lowest-rated cable news show during that hour. Fox News’ The Five was #1 at 5 p.m. with 161K in the demo, followed by MSNBC’s The Ed Show with 57K and HLN’s Forensic Files with 31K.

In total viewers, Wolf Blitzer came in third place at 5 p.m. with 261K, behind Fox and MSNBC but ahead of HLN.


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 

267

New Day 

72

Morning Joe 

98

Express 

72

5 pm The Five 

161

Blitzer 

29

Schultz 

57

Files 

31

6 pm Baier 

167

Blitzer 

59

Sharpton 

97

Files 

25

7 pm Van Susteren 

240

Burnett 

96

Matthews 

122

Velez-Mitchell 

61

8 pm O’Reilly 

402

Cooper 

116

Hayes 

148

Grace 

99

9 pm Kelly 

399

McStay Special 

181

Maddow 

160

Dr. Drew 

78

10 pm Hannity 

316

Lemon 

97

O’Donnell 

157

Files 

139

11 pm O’Reilly 

208

Cooper 

98

Hayes 

68

Files 

172

PRIME TIME 373 131 156 105
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 

1.040

New Day 

266

Morning Joe 

288

Express 

170

5 pm The Five 

1.477

Blitzer 

261

Schultz 

334

Files 

96

6 pm Baier 

1.557

Blitzer 

223

Sharpton 

378

Files 

113

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.486

Burnett 

326

Matthews 

632

Velez-Mitchell 

191

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.568

Cooper 

375

Hayes 

661

Grace 

295

9 pm Kelly 

2.433

McStay Special 

487

Maddow 

782

Dr. Drew 

232

10 pm Hannity 

1.622

Lemon 

320

O’Donnell 

555

Files 

386

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.054

Cooper 

341

Hayes 

273

Files 

407

PRIME TIME 2.210 394 666 305
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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