CNN was the No. 1 network on Thursday in the key news demo. Maddow finished No. 1 in both total viewers and the demo at 9 p.m. for the first time ever.
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.
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.
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.
The Five was the most-watched cable news show of the day. CNN Films' Holy Hell gave CNN a 9 p.m. win in the key news demo. MSNBC finished No. 2 in total prime time viewers.