Big numbers all around for the first day following the debate. Fox News won total viewers, CNN won the demo, and both Cooper and Maddow beat Kelly in the demo.
On Monday night, Fox News' Shepard Smith beat out MSNBC's Chris Matthews and CNN's Erin Burnett in both demo and total viewers. The highest ratings of the night at Fox and CNN went to Bill O'Reilly and Anderson Cooper, respectively.
Hannity won the night in A25-54. Maddow beat Kelly in the demo. MSNBC had a strong night overall, beating rival CNN in total prime time viewers and in the news demo.
The Kelly File finished No. 1 in the news demo. MSNBC beat CNN in both total viewers and the demo during prime; exception was Cooper beating Hayes in the demo at 8 p.m.
A dominant prime time victory for Fox News. CNN beat MSNBC in the prime time demo (though Maddow beat Cooper at 9 p.m.) MSNBC beat CNN in total viewers.