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Wednesday Cable Ratings: Don Lemon’s CNN Ft. Hood Special Report #1 in Demo at 10pm

During the 10pm hour Wednesday night, CNN’s Don Lemon-anchored live coverage of the Fort Hood shooting was #1 in the 25-54 demo with 509K viewers, beating Fox’s Hannity, which had 383K and MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, which came in at 153K. Hannity was #1 in total viewers during that hour with 1.843M, with CNN coming in second with 1.242M.

During the following 11pm hour, Lemon maintained his lead over Sean Hannity in the demo, 345K to 316K. Overall, during prime time, Fox was #1 with 446K in the demo and 2.157M viewers, while CNN came in second with 430K in the demo and 1.066M total viewers.


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 

279

New Day 

135

Morning Joe 

118

Express 

85

5 pm The Five 

302

Blitzer 

131

Schultz 

103

Files 

17

6 pm Baier 

272

Blitzer 

243

Sharpton 

146

Files 

51

7 pm Van Susteren 

395

Burnett 

326

Matthews 

191

Velez-Mitchell 

77

8 pm Smith 

460

Berman 

381

Hayes 

169

Grace 

115

9 pm Kelly 

496

Blitzer 

401

Maddow 

175

Dr. Drew 

113

10 pm Hannity 

383

Lemon 

509

O’Donnell 

153

Files 

174

11 pm Hannity 

316

Lemon 

345

Special Report 

124

Files 

185

PRIME TIME 446 430 166 134
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 

1.060

New Day 

376

Morning Joe 

368

Express 

183

5 pm The Five 

1.928

Blitzer 

509

Schultz 

551

Files 

61

6 pm Baier 

1.892

Blitzer 

667

Sharpton 

548

Files 

124

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.954

Burnett 

873

Matthews 

670

Velez-Mitchell 

183

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.361

Berman 

922

Hayes 

596

Grace 

308

9 pm Kelly 

2.256

Blitzer 

1.033

Maddow 

735

Dr. Drew 

271

10 pm Hannity 

1.843

Lemon 

1.242

O’Donnell 

566

Files 

291

11 pm Hannity 

1.297

Lemon 

812

Special Report 

318

Files 

327

PRIME TIME 2.157 1.066 632 237
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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