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The Scoreboard: Tuesday, Dec. 20

FNC’s Shep Smith, on assignment in New Orleans, delivered the second-highest P2+ and 25-54 demo ratings in cable news on Tuesday, only after Bill O’Reilly:

25-54 demographic:

Total day: FNC: 271,000 / CNN: 132,000 / MSNBC: 68,000 / HLN: 95,000 / CNBC: 32,000

Primetime: FNC: 427,000 / CNN: 278,000 / MSNBC: 152,000 / HLN: 153,000 / CNBC: 68,000

6pm: Hume: 292,000 / Dobbs: 98,000 / Abrams: 138,000

7pm: Shep: 425,000 / Blitzer: 128,000 / Hardball: 109,000 / Showbiz: 79,000

8pm: O’Reilly: 491,000 / Zahn: 177,000 / Countdown: 150,000 / Grace: 171,000

9pm: H&C: 410,000 / King: 406,000 / Rita: 213,000 / Prime News; 130,000

10pm: Greta: 381,000 / Cooper: 250,000 / Scarborough: 94,000 / Grace repeat: 160,000

11pm: O’Reilly repeat: 394,000 / Cooper: 190,000 / Situation: 90,000 / Showbiz: 59,000

Total viewers:

Total day: FNC: 1,054,000 / CNN: 480,000 / MSNBC: 219,000 / HLN: 240,000 / CNBC: 158,000

Primetime: FNC: 1,957,000 / CNN: 834,000 / MSNBC: 382,000 / HLN: 382,000 / CNBC: 113,000

6pm: Hume: 1,714,000 / Dobbs: 512,000 / Abrams: 304,000

7pm: Shep: 1,851,000 / Blitzer: 588,000 / Hardball: 402,000 / Showbiz: 220,000

8pm: O’Reilly: 2,807,000 / Zahn: 697,000 / Countdown: 405,000 / Grace: 494,000

9pm: H&C: 1,704,000 / King: 1,066,000 / Rita: 487,000 / Prime News: 267,000

10pm: Greta: 1,358,000 / Cooper: 739,000 / Scarborough: 254,000 / Grace repeat: 387,000

11pm: O’Reilly repeat: 1,097,000 / Cooper: 479,000 / Situation: 196,000 / Showbiz repeat: 181,000

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