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Wednesday Ratings: Piers Morgan Tops CNN In Total Viewers

On Wednesday night, Piers Morgan topped CNN in total viewers. In the demo, he came in second with colleague Anderson Cooper taking the number-one spot.

Elsewhere, Rachel Maddow won the night at MSNBC, in both demo and total viewers. Over at Fox News, Sean Hannity surpassed Bill O’Reilly to bring in the network’s highest ratings in the demo. O’Reilly, however, was back on top in total viewers (with Hannity in second place).

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 The5 

601

Blitzer 

271

Matthews 

364

Express 

102

6 pm Baier 

643

Blitzer 

278

Sharpton 

362

Express
 

107

7 pm Shep 

622

Burnett 

235

Matthews 

439

Velez-Mitchell 

70

8 pm O’Reilly 

875

Cooper 

350

Schultz 

541

Grace 

107

9 pm Hannity 

954

Morgan 

355

Maddow 

630

Dr. Drew 

105

10 pm Van Susteren 

730

Cooper 

444

O’Donnell 

621

Sandy 

78

11 pm O’Reilly 

572

Burnett 

261

Schultz 

385

Sandy 

TOTAL DAY 501 244 321 90
PRIME TIME 853 383 597 104
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 

2.660

Blitzer 

1.019

Matthews 

1.466

Express
 

309

6 pm Baier 

2.951

Blitzer 

765

Sharpton 

1.293

Express
 

217

7 pm Smith 

2.660

Burnett 

728

Matthews 

1.305

Velez-Mitchell 

198

8 pm O’Reilly 

4.469

Cooper 

1.097

Schultz 

1.788

Grace 

296

9 pm Hannity 

3.981

Morgan 

1.327

Maddow 

1.891

DrDrew 

333

10 pm Greta 

3.257

Cooper 

1.212

O’Donnell 

1.790

Sandy 

253

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.891

Burnett 

733

Schultz 

953

Sandy 

TOTAL DAY 2.188 793 922 262
PRIME TIME 3.910 1.213 1.823 324
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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