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Wednesday Cable Ratings: Fox’s Kelly #1 in Demo, No CNN Prime Show Breaks 100

Fox News’ The Kelly File was the highest-rated show in the 25-54 demo Wednesday night for all of cable news. With 445K viewers in the demo, Megyn Kelly beat out Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor, which had 433K. Bill O’Reilly came out ahead of Kelly in total viewers, bringing in 2.962M to her 2.350M.

During the 8pm hour, CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 came in last place in both the demo and total viewers, with 66K and 323K respectively. O’Reilly was #1 at 8pm, followed by MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, who had 107K in the demo and 560K total. HLN’s Nancy Grace was third with 94K in the demo and 374K 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 

317

New Day 

91

Morning Joe 

140

Express 

98

5 pm The Five 

353

Blitzer 

61

Schultz 

129

Express 

58

6 pm Baier 

352

Blitzer/Crossfire 

75/96

Sharpton 

142

Express 

63

7 pm Van Susteren 

294

Burnett 

82

Matthews 

163

Velez-Mitchell 

60

8 pm O’Reilly 

433

Cooper 

66

Hayes 

107

Grace 

94

9 pm Kelly 

445

Morgan 

83

Maddow 

136

Dr. Drew 

88

10 pm Hannity 

305

Cooper 

52

O’Donnell 

139

After Dark 

96

11 pm O’Reilly 

381

Blitzer/Crossfire 

47/50

Hayes 

78

Showbiz 

104

PRIME TIME 396 67 127 93
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 

1.194

New Day 

256

Morning Joe 

437

Express 

212

5 pm The Five 

2.467

Blitzer 

372

Schultz 

682

Express 

281

6 pm Baier 

2.370

Blitzer/Crossfire 

421/334

Sharpton 

706

Express 

281

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.980

Burnett 

336

Matthews 

829

Velez-Mitchell 

215

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.962

Cooper 

323

Hayes 

560

Grace 

374

9 pm Kelly 

2.350

Morgan 

340

Maddow 

810

Dr. Drew 

258

10 pm Hannity 

1.590

Cooper 

193

O’Donnell 

679

After Dark 

211

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.315

Blitzer/Crossfire 

132/153

Hayes 

322

Showbiz 

202

PRIME TIME 2.312 285 683 281
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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