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Wednesday Ratings: MSNBC’s Sharpton Beats CNN’s Blitzer In Demo And Total Viewers

Wednesday night in the 6pm time slot, MSNBC’s PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton came out ahead of CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers.

Sharpton had 139K viewers in the demo and 611K total viewers, while Blitzer had 80K in the demo and 309K total. Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier came in first place with 349K in the demo and 2.157M total viewers.


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 

301

Blitzer 

73

Matthews 

128

Express 

230

6 pm Baier 

349

Blitzer 

80

Sharpton 

139

Express 

55

7 pm Smith 

337

Burnett 

88

Matthews 

94

Velez-Mitchell 

117

8 pm O’Reilly 

497

Cooper 

162

Hayes 

135

Grace 

195

9 pm Hannity 

347

Morgan 

117

Maddow 

230

Dr. Drew 

175

10 pm Van Susteren 

245

Cooper 

115

O’Donnell 

183

After Dark 

114

11 pm O’Reilly 

382

Burnett 

86

Hayes 

77

Showbiz 

102

TOTAL DAY 281 103 79 106
PRIME TIME 363 131 183 161
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 

2.315

Blitzer 

415

Matthews 

672

Express 

230

6 pm Baier 

2.157

Blitzer 

309

Sharpton 

611

Express 

200

7 pm Smith 

1.660

Burnett 

332

Matthews 

442

Velez-Mitchell 

314

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.085

Cooper 

469

Hayes 

519

Grace 

524

9 pm Hannity 

2.216

Morgan 

401

Maddow 

810

Dr. Drew 

586

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.567

Cooper 

457

O’Donnell 

723

After Dark 

336

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.258

Burnett 

306

Hayes 

344

Showbiz 

228

TOTAL DAY 1.356 326 354 297
PRIME TIME 2.290 442 685 482
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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