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Wednesday Cable News Ratings: Piers Morgan #1 on CNN with Bill Clinton Interview

Piers Morgan Live was the highest rated show across CNN’s primetime schedule Wednesday night, as the host aired a one-hour interview with former President Bill Clinton. Piers Morgan had 215K in the 25-54 demo and 719K total viewers.

In his 9pm time slot, however, Morgan came in third place in both categories behind Fox’s Hannity (384K in the demo, 1.697M total) and MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show (304K in the demo, 936K total).


Here are the rest of your Wednesday ratings:

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

245

New Day 

107

Morning Joe 

133

Express 

67

5 pm The Five 

390

Blitzer 

108

Schultz 

155

Express 

34

6 pm Baier 

313

Blitzer/Crossfire 

143/133

Sharpton 

174

Express 

51

7 pm Smith 

265

Burnett 

121

Matthews 

165

Velez-Mitchell 

65

8 pm O’Reilly 

408

Cooper 

202

Hayes 

183

Grace 

97

9 pm Hannity 

384

Morgan 

215

Maddow 

304

Dr. Drew 

84

10 pm Van Susteren 

300

Cooper 

184

O’Donnell 

249

After Dark 

67

11 pm O’Reilly 

282

Cooper 

127

Hayes 

137

Showbiz 

46

PRIME TIME 364 201 245 83
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 

1.130

New Day 

374

Morning Joe 

468

Express 

171

5 pm The Five 

1.994

Blitzer 

542

Schultz 

734

Express 

125

6 pm Baier 

1.938

Blitzer/Crossfire 

448/381

Sharpton 

711

Express 

142

7 pm Smith 

1.410

Burnett 

442

Matthews 

832

Velez-Mitchell 

223

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.539

Cooper 

654

Hayes 

760

Grace 

289

9 pm Hannity 

1.697

Morgan 

719

Maddow 

936

Dr. Drew 

232

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.529

Cooper 

576

O’Donnell 

794

After Dark 

172

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.145

Cooper 

407

Hayes 

420

Showbiz 

145

PRIME TIME 1.926 649 831 231
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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