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Wednesday Cable Ratings: Chris Matthews #1 in Demo and Total on MSNBC

Hardball with Chris Matthews was the highest-rated show on MSNBC Wednesday evening in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. The 7 p.m. show had 161K viewers in the demo and 770K total viewers, putting it in second place behind Fox News’ On the Record with Greta Van Susteren, which had 244K in the demo and 1.480M total.


On MSNBC, All In with Chris Hayes and The Rachel Maddow Show tied for second place in the demo with 144K each. Rachel Maddow came in second in total viewers with 659K while Chris Hayes was third with 552K.

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 

199

New Day 

57

Morning Joe 

74

Express 

95

5 pm The Five 

251

Blitzer 

115

Schultz 

82

WWYD 

19

6 pm Baier 

232

Blitzer/Crossfire 

123/90

Sharpton 

103

Dr. Drew 

30

7 pm Van Susteren 

244

Burnett 

72

Matthews 

161

Velez-Mitchell 

42

8 pm O’Reilly 

328

Cooper 

105

Hayes 

144

Grace 

67

9 pm Kelly 

255

Bourdain 

145

Maddow 

144

Dr. Drew 

38

10 pm Hannity 

244

Lemon 

97

O’Donnell 

90

Files 

195

11 pm O’Reilly 

206

Cooper 

92

Hayes 

31

Files 

237

PRIME TIME 276 116 126 100
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 

875

New Day 

213

Morning Joe 

302

Express 

201

5 pm The Five 

1.779

Blitzer 

394

Schultz 

476

WWYD 

64

6 pm Baier 

1.634

Blitzer/Crossfire 

308/237

Sharpton 

458

Dr. Drew 

69

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.480

Burnett 

260

Matthews 

770

Velez-Mitchell 

142

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.354

Cooper 

356

Hayes 

552

Grace 

265

9 pm Kelly 

1.930

Bourdain 

280

Maddow 

659

Dr. Drew 

193

10 pm Hannity 

1.242

Lemon 

293

O’Donnell 

465

Files 

375

11 pm O’Reilly 

835

Cooper 

281

Hayes 

236

Files 

421

PRIME TIME 1.847 310 559 278
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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