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Wednesday Ratings: HLN’s Nancy Grace Beats Anderson Cooper In The Demo

On Wednesday evening, during the 8 p.m. ET hour, HLN’s Nancy Grace beat sister network CNN’s Anderson Cooper in the key ages 25-54 demo. Grace racked up 99k viewers in the demo, beating out Cooper’s 85k.

However, Cooper beat Grace in total viewers, posting 382k viewers against her 305k.

Once again, the 2012 Summer Olympics has caused a decline in viewership for all cable news programming.

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

347

Blitzer 

109

Olympics 

NA*

Express 

27

6 pm Baier 

268

Blitzer
 

91

Sharpton 

186

Express 

23

7 pm Smith 

264

Burnett 

107

Matthews 

221

VelezMitchell 

84

8 pm O’Reilly 

467

Cooper 

85

Schultz 

218

Grace 

99

9 pm Hannity
 

436

Morgan 

98

Maddow 

292

Dr. Drew 

40

10 pm Van Susteren 

278

Cooper
 

127

O’Donnell 

196

Grace 

48

11 pm O’Reilly 

262

Burnett 

90

Schultz
 

153

Showbiz 

34

TOTAL DAY 248 87 NA* 87
PRIME TIME 394 104 236 62
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 

1.642

Blitzer 

538

Olympics 

NA*

Express 

188

6 pm Baier 

1.630

Blitzer 

368

Sharpton 

603

Express 

88

7 pm Smith 

1.522

Burnett 

359

Matthews 

816

VelezMitchell
 

245

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.823

Cooper 

382

Schultz 

865

Grace 

305

9 pm Hannity 

1.971

Morgan 

371

Maddow 

922

Dr. Drew
 

156

10 pm Van Susteren
 

1.654

Cooper 

307

O’Donnell 

767

Grace 

129

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.163

Burnett 

297

Schultz 

458

Showbiz 

114

TOTAL DAY 1.253 312 NA* 205
PRIME TIME 2.151 353 852 196
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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