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Tuesday Cable Ratings: CNN’s Don Lemon #1 in Demo for All Cable News

With Don Lemon at the helm as Baltimore’s 10 p.m. curfew went into effect Tuesday night, CNN had the highest-rated hour in the 25-54 demo across all of cable news with 1.144M viewers. During that same hour, Fox News’ Hannity came in second with 853K and MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell was third with 280K. CNN beat Fox News in the primetime demo for the second consecutive night, 769K to 767K.

In total viewers, Lemon’s 2.719M came close to beating Sean Hannity‘s 2.782M, but overall Fox’s primetime average of 2.938M far outpaced CNN’s 1.854M. However, during the 11 p.m. hour, CNN did beat Fox, 1.712M to 1.598M in total viewers.


Here are the rest of your Tuesday ratings:

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

372

New Day 

254

Morning Joe 

125

5 pm The Five 

454

Blitzer 

376

Schultz 

97

6 pm Baier 

372

Blitzer 

392

Sharpton 

137

7 pm Van Susteren 

416

Burnett 

459

Matthews 

202

8 pm O’Reilly 

661

Cooper 

517

Hayes 

163

9 pm Kelly 

786

Cooper 

639

Maddow 

222

10 pm Hannity 

853

Tonight 

1.144

O’Donnell 

280

11 pm Hannity 

532

Tonight 

829

O’Donnell 

181

PRIME TIME 767 769 222
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

 

TV NEWS RATINGS: TOTAL VIEWERS (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.309

New Day 

658

Morning Joe 

472

5 pm The Five 

2.257

Blitzer 

1.195

Schultz 

546

6 pm Baier 

2.137

Blitzer 

1.100

Sharpton 

700

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.899

Burnett 

1.207

Matthews 

772

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.020

Cooper 

1.264

Hayes 

495

9 pm Kelly 

2.990

Cooper 

1.561

Maddow 

648

10 pm Hannity 

2.782

Tonight 

2.719

O’Donnell 

717

11 pm Hannity 

1.598

Tonight 

1.712

O’Donnell 

463

PRIME TIME 2.938 1.854 620
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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