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Wednesday Cable Ratings: Fox’s The Five #1 in Demo for All Cable News

Fox News’ The Five was the highest-rated show in the 25-54 demo Wednesday evening, beating The O’Reilly Factor and the rest of Fox’s prime time lineup. The Five had 447K in the demo, followed by Bill O’Reilly with 419K. Special Report with Bret Baier and The Kelly File tied for third with 386K. O’Reilly had the highest number of total viewers with 2.764M.


During the 7pm hour, MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews was #1 in the demo with 302K, beating Greta Van Susteren’s 263K. Van Susteren was #1 in the time slot in total viewers with 1.662M.


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 

304

New Day 

72

Morning Joe 

173

Express 

104

5 pm The Five 

447

Blitzer 

80

Schultz 

177

WWYD 

50

6 pm Baier 

386

Blitzer/Crossfire 

79/75

Sharpton 

209

WWYD 

68

7 pm Van Susteren 

263

Burnett 

107

Matthews 

302

Velez-Mitchell 

64

8 pm O’Reilly 

419

Cooper 

135

Hayes 

297

Grace 

106

9 pm Kelly 

386

Morgan 

125

Maddow 

327

Dr. Drew 

87

10 pm Hannity 

331

Cooper 

120

O’Donnell 

263

WWYD 

92

11 pm O’Reilly 

299

Cooper 

59

Hayes 

174

Showbiz 

26

PRIME TIME 378 127 295 95
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 

1.116

New Day 

207

Morning Joe 

508

Express 

227

5 pm The Five 

2.234

Blitzer 

404

Schultz 

653

WWYD 

111

6 pm Baier 

2.185

Blitzer/Crossfire 

400/259

Sharpton 

664

WWYD 

184

7 pm Van Susteren 

1.662

Burnett 

397

Matthews 

921

Velez-Mitchell 

201

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.764

Cooper 

502

Hayes 

976

Grace 

386

9 pm Kelly 

2.491

Morgan 

353

Maddow 

1.194

Dr. Drew 

209

10 pm Hannity 

1.533

Cooper 

293

O’Donnell 

995

WWYD 

174

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.228

Cooper 

190

Hayes 

504

Showbiz 

104

PRIME TIME 2.266 383 1.056 257
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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