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The Top Cable News Shows in January Were…

Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the top four programs in the key A25-54 demographic in January 2014. As usual, “The O’Reilly Factor” was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,720,000 total viewers and 409,000 demo viewers. “The Five” came in second in both ratings measurements, averaging 2,223,000 and 383,000 viewers, respectively. “The Kelly File,” “Special Report with Bret Baier” and “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” round out the top five in total viewers for the month.

MSNBC’s highest-rated show was “The Rachel Maddow Show,” which had an extremely strong month and cracked the top five in the A25-54 demographic. Maddow’s program averaged 1,040,000 total viewers and 305,000 demo viewers, placing 15th and fifth, respectively.

CNBC broke into the top ten among A25-54 viewers with “Shark Tank,” which led the network in both total viewers and the demo for the month. Reruns of the ABC program averaged 541,000 total viewers and 276,000 A25-54 viewers, placing 21st overall among total viewers and sixth overall in the demo.

Anderson Cooper 360″ was the top CNN program in total viewers and the demo, placing 24th and 27th, respectively. The show averaged 484,000 total viewers and 137,000 A25-54 viewers for the year.

“Forensic Files” led HLN in total viewers and the demo, placing 27th and 23rd, respectively. The show averaged 414,000 total viewers and 173,000 demo viewers.

The top-rated show on FBN was the network’s coverage of the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction, which drew 206,000 total viewers and 58,000 A25-54 viewers.

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Cable Network Ranker: Week of October 1

The first Presidential debate provided a huge boost to the cable news channels last week, as the cable news ranker shows.

Fox News Channel was the number two network in all of ad-supported cable for the week, behind only ESPN in primetime and Nickelodeon in total day. FNC averaged 3.16 million viewers in primetime and 1.43 million in total day.

MSNBC meanwhile cracked the top 10, placing seventh in primetime between FX and TNT, and placing 15th in total day. MSNBC averaged 1.42 million viewers in primetime, and 645,000 viewers in total day. CNN also saw a majort boost, placing 15th in primetime between Discovery Channel and Nick at Nite, and 25th in total day. CNN averaged 1.08 million viewers in primetime, and 484,000 in total day.

HLN was 48th in primetime and 46th in total day, averaging 240,000 and 197,000 viewers, respectively.  Current TV was 88th in primetime and 92nd in total day, averaging 52,000 and 30,000 viewers, respectively.

Among the business networks: CNBC was 50th in primetime and 51st in total day, averaging 217,000 and 164,000 viewers, respectively. Fox Business Network was 83rd in primetime and 79th in total day, averaging 78,000 and 58,000 viewers, respectively. Bloomberg TV isn’t rated by Nielsen, and hasn’t been since it launched in the mid-90′s.

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Experian Hitwise: Fox Report with Shepard Smith, The Last Word Surge Up Cable News Chart

Unlike the week ending May 14, there was change aplenty in the Experian Hitwise list of the top three cable-news-show websites for the week ending May 21. Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor continued to top the chart, but it was followed by two new entries — network sibling Fox Report with Shepard Smith at No. 2, and MSNBC’s The Last Word in third place.

The top two late-night talk-show sites were unchanged from the previous week — Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report — and third place went to NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, which replaced fellow NBC offering Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

As usual, there were no changes in the morning-news-show rankings: NBC’s Today, ABC’s Good Morning America, and CBS’ The Early Show.

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The Scoreboard: Wednesday, March 16

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 417 | MSNBC: 155 | CNN: 477 | HLN: 96
  • Primetime: FNC:644 | MSNBC: 215 | CNN: 679 | HLN: 156

5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC Beck: Baier: Shep: O’Reilly: Hannity: Greta: O’Reilly: Hannity:
562 486 554 767 580 586 488 326
MSNBC Matthews: Live: Matthews: O’Donnell: Maddow: EdShow: O’Donnell: Maddow:
157 172 225 210 245 189 123 199
CNN Blitzer: Blitzer: KingUSA: IntheArena: Morgan: Cooper: Cooper: Morgan:
387 559 608 608 510 916 895 537
HLN Showbiz: Prime: Issues: Grace: Missing: Behar: Showbiz: Grace:
83 68 135 198 156 121 78 74

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