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Tuesday Cable News Ratings: MSNBC’s Matthews Most Total Viewers on MSNBC, Beating Maddow, Hayes

On his second night with a new show at 7pm, Chris Matthews scored the highest number of total viewers across MSNBC’s full evening schedule. Matthews has 812K total viewers, beating second place Rachel Maddow with 661K and third place Chris Hayes with 650K. He also beat CNN’s total viewers winner Anderson Cooper, who had 720K.


During his 7pm time slot, Matthews was #2 in the 25-54 demo with 208K, behind Shepard Smith’s 287K on Fox. Smith was also #1 in total viewers at 7pm with 1.475M.

Here are the rest of your Tuesday ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

231

New Day 

100

Morning Joe 

149

Express 

179

5 pm The Five 

282

Blitzer 

114

Schultz 

109

Express 

35

6 pm Baier 

255

Blitzer 

107

Sharpton 

141

Express 

50

7 pm Smith 

287

Burnett 

146

Matthews 

208

Velez-Mitchell 

90

8 pm O’Reilly 

472

Cooper 

226

Hayes 

232

Grace 

123

9 pm Hannity 

387

Morgan 

169

Maddow 

205

Dr. Drew 

133

10 pm Van Susteren 

295

Cooper 

143

O’Donnell 

199

After Dark 

85

11 pm O’Reilly 

340

Burnett 

133

Hayes 

151

Showbiz 

124

PRIME TIME 385 179 212 114
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
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.162

New Day 

302

Morning Joe 

450

Express 

268

5 pm The Five 

1.850

Blitzer 

556

Schultz 

623

Express 

171

6 pm Baier 

1.698

Blitzer 

442

Sharpton 

614

Express 

152

7 pm Smith 

1.475

Burnett 

486

Matthews 

812

Velez-Mitchell 

244

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.706

Cooper 

720

Hayes 

650

Grace 

317

9 pm Hannity 

1.793

Morgan 

626

Maddow 

661

Dr. Drew 

314

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.504

Cooper 

423

O’Donnell 

585

After Dark 

223

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.266

Burnett 

393

Hayes 

391

Showbiz 

264

PRIME TIME 2.008 590 632 285
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

*Please note that the daily ratings report now contains figures for the 6-9am morning shows.

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