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CNN’s ‘Reliable Sources’ Suffers Second-Lowest Rating Ever

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This past Sunday, CNN’s “Reliable Sources” suffered its second-lowest rated demo ever with only 59K. According to Nielsen, 12/29/13 was the lowest (54K), which was also hosted by CNN’s Brian Stelter, after taking over the program the previous month. “Reliable Sources” became a one hour program on 2/7/10.

In the same time slot, FNC’s “MediaBuzz” delivered 203,000 in the key demo on Sunday, which more than triples “Reliable Sources.” According to Nielsen, on 5/25/14, ”MediaBuzz” beat CNN and MSNBC combined by 80%.

This after CNN fell to third place in total day viewers and primetime A25-54 demo viewers and falling to fourth place in the daytime demo. See the full numbers after the jump.

Sunday, May 25th at 11AM/ET

FNC’s “MediaBuzz:” 757,000 in P2+ (203,000 in 25-54)

CNN’s “Reliable Sources:” 292,000 in P2+ (59,000 in 25-54)

MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry:” 253,000 in P2+ (54,000 in 25-54)

P 2+

P 25-54

Network Period Date Program Time Days

(000s)

(000s)

FOXN recent 5/25/2014 MEDIA BUZZ 11:00A -12:00P ______S

757

203

CNN recent 5/25/2014 RELIABLE SOURCES 11:00A -12:00P ______S

292

59

MSNB recent 5/25/2014 MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY 11:00A -12:00P ______S

253

54

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