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Tuesday Ratings: Sean Hannity Wins The Night In Demo

On Tuesday night, Fox News’ Sean Hannity had the highest-rated show on primetime cable news in the demo. Colleague Bill O’Reilly came in second. When it came to total viewers, however, Hannity slipped to second place, with O’Reilly retaining his top spot.

Elsewhere, Rachel Maddow remained MSNBC’s highest-rated hour in both demo and total viewers, but Lawrence O’Donnell was just 2k viewers shy in the demo. Anderson Cooper was CNN’s best hour in the demo, while Piers Morgan took the honors in total viewers.

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 

531

Blitzer 

174

Matthews 

299

Express 

34

6 pm Baier 

480

Blitzer 

229

Sharpton 

274

Express
 

30

7 pm Shep 

548

Burnett 

244

Matthews 

386

Velez-Mitchell 

91

8 pm O’Reilly 

776

Cooper 

247

Schultz 

443

Grace 

166

9 pm Hannity 

828

Morgan 

248

Maddow 

598

Dr. Drew 

191

10 pm Van Susteren 

628

Cooper 

281

O’Donnell 

596

Grace 

110

11 pm O’Reilly 

579

Burnett 

213

Schultz 

392

Showbiz 

82

TOTAL DAY 426 181 287 78
PRIME TIME 745 259 550 156
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 

2.540

Blitzer 

596

Matthews 

1.330

Express
 

123

6 pm Baier 

2.741

Blitzer 

668

Sharpton 

1.125

Express
 

116

7 pm Smith 

2.573

Burnett 

592

Matthews 

1.238

Velez-Mitchell 

252

8 pm O’Reilly 

4.067

Cooper 

630

Schultz 

1.408

Grace 

427

9 pm Hannity 

3.716

Morgan 

753

Maddow 

1.840

DrDrew 

376

10 pm Greta 

2.834

Cooper 

705

O’Donnell 

1.731

Grace 

285

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.841

Burnett 

514

Schultz 

979

Showbiz 

226

TOTAL DAY 2.059 516 955 210
PRIME TIME 3.550 696 1.664 363
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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