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Wednesday Ratings: Fox News #1 In Demo And Total Viewers For Daytime And Primetime

On a very busy news day that included the Benghazi hearings, the Jodi Arias murder trial verdict and new developments in the Cleveland kidnapping case, Fox News won both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. In the demo, Fox had 321K total day and 471K primetime viewers, with CNN a close second in both cases. In total viewers, Fox handily beat its cable competition with 1.773M total day and 2.795M primetime viewers.

In addition to the numbers below, during the 4pm hour when the Arias verdict was read live, Fox had 2.785M total viewers, beating 2nd place HLN, which came in at 2.198M.

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 The Five 

438

Blitzer 

505

Matthews 

134

Grace 

482

6 pm Baier 

343

Blitzer 

348

Sharpton 

146

Grace 

377

7 pm Smith 

332

Burnett 

366

Matthews 

157

Velez-Mitchell 

320

8 pm O’Reilly 

508

Cooper 

537

Hayes 

124

Grace 

329

9 pm Hannity 

482

Morgan 

403

Maddow 

233

Dr. Drew 

364

10 pm Van Susteren 

423

Cooper 

422

O’Donnell 

161

After Dark 

381

11 pm O’Reilly 

442

Burnett 

332

Hayes 

147

After Dark 

291

TOTAL DAY 321 309 108 262
PRIME TIME 471 454 173 358
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 The Five 

2.937

Blitzer 

1.382

Matthews 

703

Grace 

1.576

6 pm Baier 

2.638

Blitzer 

916

Sharpton 

624

Grace 

1.194

7 pm Smith 

2.240

Burnett 

944

Matthews 

674

Velez-Mitchell 

1.031

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.383

Cooper 

1.391

Hayes 

573

Grace 

918

9 pm Hannity 

2.628

Morgan 

1.085

Maddow 

877

Dr. Drew 

940

10 pm Van Susteren 

2.363

Cooper 

1.149

O’Donnell 

826

After Dark 

806

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.524

Burnett 

817

Hayes 

402

Showbiz 

668

TOTAL DAY 1.773 824 405 689
PRIME TIME 2.795 1.208 758 888
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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