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The Top Cable News Programs: May, 2011

Fox News had eight of the top 10 cable news programs in the key adults 25-54 demo, and the top 12 programs in total viewers for the month of May, while FNC’s Bill O’Reilly, CNN’s Anderson Cooper and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow led their respective networks in the ratings.

The top FNC program and top cable news program in both total and demo viewers remains “The O’Reilly Factor,” which averaged 2.84 million total viewers, and 630K demo viewers.

The top CNN program was “AC360,” which placed seventh overall in the demo with 388K viewers and 14th in total viewers with 1.03 million.

The top MSNBC program was “The Rachel Maddow Show,” which placed 10th overall in the demo with 336K viewers, and 13th overall in total viewers with 1.06 million.

The full cable program rankers are after the jump.

May ’11 A25-54 Cable News Ranker

May ’11 P2+ Cable News Ranker

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