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Wednesday Ratings: HLN’s Grace Beats MSNBC’s Hayes, The Cycle Hits All-Time Series Low In Demo

Wednesday night during the 8pm hour, HLN’s Nancy Grace beat MSNBC’s Chris Hayes in the 25-54 demo and total viewers. Grace’s show had 208K in the demo and 535K total viewers while Hayes had 134K in the demo and 394K total viewers. Fox’s Bill O’Reilly was #1 at 8pm in both categories.


In addition on Wednesday, MSNBC’s The Cycle, which is approaching its one year anniversary on June 25th, had its all-time series low in the demo with 34K viewers. In total viewers, it was the show’s fourth-lowest performance at 233K.

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 

294

Blitzer 

80

Matthews 

70

Express 

35

6 pm Baier 

274

Blitzer 

93

Sharpton 

95

Express 

50

7 pm Smith 

273

Burnett 

95

Matthews 

121

Velez-Mitchell 

102

8 pm O’Reilly 

415

Cooper 

105

Hayes 

134

Grace 

208

9 pm Hannity 

278

Morgan 

115

Maddow 

246

Dr. Drew 

170

10 pm Van Susteren 

262

Cooper 

123

O’Donnell 

168

After Dark 

114

11 pm O’Reilly 

384

Burnett 

86

Hayes 

104

Showbiz 

85

TOTAL DAY 249 97 99 98
PRIME TIME 319 115 183 164
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 

1.949

Blitzer 

405

Matthews 

431

Express 

226

6 pm Baier 

1.916

Blitzer 

280

Sharpton 

466

Express 

202

7 pm Smith 

1.719

Burnett 

307

Matthews 

502

Velez-Mitchell 

266

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.871

Cooper 

496

Hayes 

394

Grace 

535

9 pm Hannity 

1.957

Morgan 

478

Maddow 

639

Dr. Drew 

452

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.566

Cooper 

398

O’Donnell 

559

After Dark 

318

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.490

Burnett 

273

Hayes 

297

Showbiz 

273

TOTAL DAY 1.398 343 339 270
PRIME TIME 2.139 458 531 435
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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