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Wednesday Cable Ratings: MSNBC’s Last Word with Ari Melber Beats Fox’s Hannity in Demo

Filling in for Lawrence O’Donnell on The Last Word Wednesday night, MSNBC’s Ari Melber drew more viewers in the 25-54 demo than Fox’s Sean Hannity at 10pm. Melber had 303K viewers in the demo while Hannity had 293K.

Hannity, who welcomed Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY) as his guests last night, was #1 in total viewers at 10pm with 1.784M. The Last Word was #2 with 940K 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 

322

New Day 

101

Morning Joe 

194

Express 

92

5 pm The Five 

431

Blitzer 

114

Schultz 

193

WWYD 

50

6 pm Baier 

324

Blitzer/Crossfire 

111/130

Sharpton 

229

WWYD 

68

7 pm Van Susteren 

370

Burnett 

154

Matthews 

311

Velez-Mitchell 

69

8 pm O’Reilly 

527

Cooper 

154

Hayes 

300

Grace 

145

9 pm Kelly 

425

Morgan 

185

Maddow 

352

Grace 

81

10 pm Hannity 

293

Cooper 

167

O’Donnell 

303

Grace 

73

11 pm O’Reilly 

287

Frozen/Bieber 

133/117

Hayes 

176

Files 

84

PRIME TIME 417 169 321 100
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 

1.294

New Day 

258

Morning Joe 

461

Express 

230

5 pm The Five 

2.471

Blitzer 

492

Schultz 

794

WWYD 

119

6 pm Baier 

2.460

Blitzer/Crossfire 

409/323

Sharpton 

882

WWYD 

184

7 pm Van Susteren 

2.113

Burnett 

403

Matthews 

1.126

Velez-Mitchell 

203

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.257

Cooper 

518

Hayes 

998

Grace 

411

9 pm Kelly 

2.713

Morgan 

500

Maddow 

1.204

Grace 

267

10 pm Hannity 

1.784

Cooper 

403

O’Donnell 

940

Grace 

261

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.102

Frozen/Bieber 

365/311

Hayes 

422

Files 

188

PRIME TIME 2.585 474 1.050 313
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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