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The Top Cable News Shows in May Were…

Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top eight programs in the key A25-54 demographic in May 2014. As usual, “The O’Reilly Factor” was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,136,000 total viewers and 308,000 demo viewers. “The Kelly File” was second in total viewers, with 2,337,000, followed by “The Five,”  “Special Report with Bret Baier” and “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.” In the demo, “The Five” was second, Kelly’s program was third and Baier’s program was fourth.

CNBC was the only network other than Fox News to have a show in the top ten among the A25-54 demo: “Shark Tank,” which averaged 210,000 A25-54 viewers, placed ninth overall. “Shark Tank” also led CNBC in total viewers, averaging 442,000 viewers and placing 23rd overall.

MSNBC’s highest-rated show was “The Rachel Maddow Show,” which placed 14th overall in total viewers and 11th overall in the demo. Maddow’s program averaged 738,000 total viewers and 176,000 demo viewers.

Anderson Cooper 360″ was the top CNN program in total viewers and the demo, placing 21st and 19th, respectively. The show averaged 452,000 total viewers and 145,000 A25-54 viewers for the month.

“Forensic Files” led HLN in both ratings measurements, placing 38th in total viewers and 20th in the demo with 323,000 and 142,000 viewers, respectively.

The top-rated show in total viewers on Fox Business was “Imus in the Morning,” which ranked 89th overall. “Stossel” led the way in the demo, ranking 87th.

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The Top Cable News Shows in October Were…

In October, Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top eight programs in the key A25-54 demographic. As usual, “The O’Reilly Factor” was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,834,000 total viewers and 458,000 demo viewers. In its debut month, Megyn Kelly‘s “The Kelly File” was second in both total viewers and demo viewers, bumping “The Five” back to third in both ratings measurements.

“Hardball with Chris Matthews” led MSNBC in total viewers, placing 15th overall and averaging 1,122,000 viewers. “The Rachel Maddow Show” was the network’s top rated program in the demo, placing ninth overall and averaging 277,000 viewers.

Anderson Cooper 360″ was the top CNN program in total viewers and the demo, placing 21st and 18th, respectively. The show averaged 7-6,000 total viewers and 211,000 A25-54 viewers for the month of October.

“Weekend Mysteries” led HLN in total viewers and the demo, placing 46th and 38th, respectively. The show averaged 337,000 total viewers and 125,000 demo viewers.

The 3pmET hour of “Closing Bell” led CNBC in total viewers with “American Greed” leading the network in the demo. “Varney & Company” led FBN in total viewers and “Stossel” topped in the demo.

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CNBC Pulls Back Curtain On ‘CNBC Prime’

At the Television Critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, CNBC pulled back the curtain on its primetime unscripted programming block, dubbed CNBC Prime, and announced the pickup of two new shows. CNBC Prime will debut Tuesday, March 5 with previously announced pickups “Treasure Detectives” and “The Car Chasers.”

The two new shows are “The Big Fix,” which follows an expert in business turnarounds as he helps struggling businesses, and “Family Business Project” (working title) a competition show giving small, family-owned businesses the chance to win big money.

During the announcement, CNBC clarified what it was trying to do in primetime in a way it hasn’t done before. The closest analogy would be that of Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite. During the day, Nickelodeon is a network for kids, but in the evening, it becomes “Nick at Nite,” a network for baby boomers with programming designed to appeal to their sensibilities.

Here is how CNBC described it:
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