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Wednesday Ratings: Rachel Maddow Wins The Night, Beats O’Reilly, Hannity In Demo

Wednesday Ratings: Maddow Wins The Night, Beats O'Reilly, Hannity In Demo

Rachel Maddow beat all of cable news in the demo on Wednesday, including Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity and Greta Van Susteren. In total viewers, she fell behind Fox News, but drew in higher ratings than the rest of MSNBC, as well as CNN and HLN.

Fellow MSNBC-er Lawrence O’Donnell also beat Hannity in the demo, as he did on Tuesday also. Elsewhere, Anderson Cooper brought in CNN’s highest ratings in both the demo and 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 The5 

363

Blitzer 

177

Matthews 

339

Express 

33

6 pm Baier 

378

Blitzer 

161

Sharpton 

336

Express
 

54

7 pm Shep 

432

Burnett 

198

Matthews 

304

Velez-Mitchell 

72

8 pm O’Reilly 

431

Cooper 

248

Schultz 

333

Grace 

102

9 pm Hannity 

366

Morgan 

150

Maddow 

492

Dr. Drew 

114

10 pm Van Susteren 

401

Cooper 

156

O’Donnell 

423

Grace 

48

11 pm O’Reilly 

386

Burnett 

140

Schultz 

198

Showbiz 

34

TOTAL DAY 321 152 249 90
PRIME TIME 399 184 416 104
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 

2.433

Blitzer 

672

Matthews 

1.353

Express
 

126

6 pm Baier 

2.598

Blitzer 

635

Sharpton 

1.231

Express
 

178

7 pm Smith 

2.295

Burnett 

609

Matthews 

1.172

Velez-Mitchell 

242

8 pm O’Reilly 

3.426

Cooper 

882

Schultz 

1.445

Grace 

276

9 pm Hannity 

2.432

Morgan 

675

Maddow 

1.835

DrDrew 

270

10 pm Greta 

2.035

Cooper 

561

O’Donnell 

1.680

Sandy 

170

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.448

Burnett 

370

Schultz 

765

Sandy 

132

TOTAL DAY 1.733 522 906 191
PRIME TIME 2.638 706 1.657 239
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

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