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Tuesday Ratings: CNN Wins State Of The Union In Key 25-54 Demo

On Tuesday night, which included the 2013 State of the Union, CNN beat all other cable news networks in average demo for the evening.

In the key 25-54 demo, CNN racked up an average 1.29M viewers during the primetime hours, beating out Fox’s 869k and MSNBC’s 790k. During the actual State of the Union address, CNN had 1.44M demo viewers, compared to MSNBC’s 1.03M and Fox’s 957k.

In total viewership, however, Fox won the night with an average of 3.83M, defeating CNN’s 3.37M and MSNBC’s 2.40M totals.

CNN experienced the largest growth from the 2012 State of the Union ratings, increasing 36% in both the demo and total viewership. MSNBC experienced a 26% increase in the demo, and an 8% boost in the demo. Fox News, however, experienced a decline: viewership decreased 16% in the demo and 3% in total.

Here are the rest of your Tuesday night ratings:

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

518

Blitzer 

464

Matthews 

224

Express 

116

6 pm Baier 

531

Blitzer 

648

Sharpton 

271

Express 

124

7 pm Shep 

687

Burnett 

1.035

Matthews 

276

Velez-Mitchell 

162

8 pm O’Reilly 

764

Cooper 

1.326

Breaking News 

549

Grace 

159

9 pm SOTU 2013 

954

SOTU 2013 

1.452

SOTU 2013 

1.025

Grace 

318

10 pm SOTU 2013 

962

Cooper 

1.401

O’Donnell 

1.036

Grace 

305

11 pm Hannity 

640

SOTU 

625

SOTU 

423

Showbiz 

128

TOTAL DAY 378 382 228 112
PRIME TIME 869 1.286 790 261
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 

2.453

Blitzer 

1.540

Matthews 

876

Express 

513

6 pm Baier 

2.553

Blitzer 

2.053

Sharpton 

804

Express 

499

7 pm Smith 

3.003

Burnett 

2.657

Matthews 

973

Velez-Mitchell 

432

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.975

Cooper 

3.646

SOTU 

2.158

Grace 

555

9 pm SOTU 

3.669

SOTU 

3.672

SOTU 

3.007

Grace 

871

10 pm SOTU 

3.719

SOTU 

3.545

SOTU 

3.116

Grace 

870

11 pm Hannity 

2.445

SOTU 

2.211

SOTU 

1.343

Showbiz 

336

TOTAL DAY 1.575 1.062 739 332
PRIME TIME 3.833 3.366 2.396 765
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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