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Wednesday Ratings: MSNBC Comes In 4th Place In Demo, Total Day And Prime Time

MSNBC came in 4th place Wednesday night, behind Fox News, HLN and CNN in the 25-54 demo overall as well as total viewers for total day. In the demo, MSNBC had 120K total day and 188K prime time viewers. In total viewers, MSNBC had 409K total day and 622K prime time, beating CNN’s 611K.

At 9pm, HLN’s Dr. Drew beat MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, which came in 3rd place in the demo and total viewers ahead of CNN’s Piers Morgan Live.

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Lawrence O’Donnell both came in 4th place at 8 and 10pm respectively in all catergories, behind 3rd place CNN.

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 

409

Blitzer 

182

Matthews 

89

Express 

313

6 pm Baier 

402

Blitzer 

160

Sharpton 

136

Express 

379

7 pm Smith 

369

Burnett 

138

Matthews 

124

Velez-Mitchell 

423

8 pm O’Reilly 

588

Cooper 

188

Hayes 

133

Grace 

370

9 pm Hannity 

460

Morgan 

203

Maddow 

262

Dr. Drew 

269

10 pm Van Susteren 

316

Cooper 

213

O’Donnell 

171

After Dark 

215

11 pm O’Reilly 

351

Burnett 

128

Hayes 

95

After Dark 

163

TOTAL DAY 297 167 120 262
PRIME TIME 454 201 188 285
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 

2.386

Blitzer 

722

Matthews 

553

Express 

1.310

6 pm Baier 

2.563

Blitzer 

548

Sharpton 

575

Express 

1.262

7 pm Smith 

1.787

Burnett 

498

Matthews 

544

Velez-Mitchell 

1.198

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.287

Cooper 

570

Hayes 

506

Grace 

1.085

9 pm Hannity 

2.601

Morgan 

628

Maddow 

769

Dr. Drew 

859

10 pm Van Susteren 

2.162

Cooper 

633

O’Donnell 

593

After Dark 

671

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.526

Burnett 

304

Hayes 

273

After Dark 

610

TOTAL DAY 1.676 498 409 839
PRIME TIME 2.695 611 622 872
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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