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Wednesday Ratings: CNN’s Anderson Cooper Beats MSNBC’s O’Donnell In The Demo

On Wednesday night, CNN’s Anderson Cooper beat MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell in the key 25-54 demo.

Racking up 258k demo viewers during his 10 p.m. ET airing, Cooper defeated both MSNBC’s O’Donnell (244k) and Fox’s Greta Van Susteren (242k).

In total viewership, however, Cooper came in third with 698k, placing behind Fox’s 1.46M and MSNBC’s 918k.

Here are the rest of your Wednesday night ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
5 pm The5 

451

Blitzer 

178

Matthews 

195

Express 

113

6 pm Baier 

338

Blitzer 

152

Sharpton 

204

Express 

174

7 pm Shep 

303

Burnett 

195

Matthews 

216

Velez-Mitchell 

160

8 pm O’Reilly 

507

Cooper 

153

Schultz 

234

Grace 

216

9 pm Hannity 

398

Morgan 

165

Maddow 

285

Dr. Drew 

158

10 pm Van Susteren 

242

Cooper 

258

O’Donnell 

244

Grace 

149

11 pm O’Reilly 

337

Burnett 

182

Schultz 

139

Showbiz 

150

TOTAL DAY 288 160 154 103
PRIME TIME 382 192 254 175
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
5 pm The5 

2.132

Blitzer 

706

Matthews 

810

Express 

580

6 pm Baier 

2.019

Blitzer 

500

Sharpton 

757

Express 

607

7 pm Smith 

1.726

Burnett 

593

Matthews 

873

Velez-Mitchell 

496

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.927

Cooper 

711

Schultz 

944

Grace 

612

9 pm Hannity 

2.247

Morgan 

673

Maddow 

1.090

Dr. Drew 

464

10 pm Greta 

1.463

Cooper 

698

O’Donnell 

918

Grace 

388

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.244

Burnett 

577

Schultz 

437

Showbiz 

383

TOTAL DAY 1.329 502 525 313
PRIME TIME 2.222 695 984 488
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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