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Tuesday Ratings: CNN’s RNC Coverage Tops MSNBC’s From 8-10PM In Demo

On Tuesday night, all of cable news was focused on the Republican National Convention, with Fox News by far winning the night ratings wise. From 8-10 p.m., CNN’s coverage beat MSNBC’s in the demo. In total viewers, MSNBC had the upper hand for two hours, falling behind CNN in the 10 p.m. slot. (Ann Romney and Chris Christie both gave their speeches during that hour.)

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 

427

Blitzer 

140

Matthews 

125

Express 

65

6 pm Baier 

555

Blitzer 

158

Sharpton 

173

Express
 

62

7 pm Shep 

545

RNC 

198

RNC 

232

Velez-Mitchell 

107

8 pm O’Reilly 

818

RNC 

321

RNC 

300

Grace 

160

9 pm Hannity 

1.025

RNC 

372

RNC 

301

Dr. Drew 

144

10 pm RNC 

1.680

RNC 

413

RNC 

412

Grace 

73

11 pm RNC/Greta 

946

RNC 

371

RNC 

410

Showbiz 

60

TOTAL DAY 494 192 186 88
PRIME TIME 1.175 369 338 126
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 

2.404

Blitzer 

419

Matthews 

686

Express
 

213

6 pm Baier 

2.817

Blitzer 

465

Sharpton 

772

Express
 

215

7 pm Smith 

2.535

RNC 

615

RNC 

896

Velez-Mitchell 

384

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.924

RNC 

960

RNC 

1.193

Grace 

423

9 pm Hannity 

4.649

RNC 

1.168

RNC 

1.288

DrDrew 

307

10 pm RNC 

6.879

RNC 

1.474

RNC 

1.468

Grace 

253

11 pm RNC/Greta 

3.736

RNC 

988

RNC 

1.331

Showbiz 

217

TOTAL DAY 2.304 611 685 267
PRIME TIME 2.699 677 1.199 351
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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