According to Nielsen, CNN’s 9PM/ET hour on Friday May 9, CNN Tonight hosted by Bill Weir, delivered just 48,000 adults 25-54, for its lowest Adults 25-54in over two years and 226,000 total viewers for its lowest viewer average in over four years. Both viewers and and adults 25-54 ranked as the second lowest delivery for CNN in the time period in nearly 15 years. On Friday, CNN Tonight ranked #40 in the top rated telecasts for the day averaging a barely 200K with P2+.
Additionally, CNN only averaged 67,000 adults 25-54 in the 8-11PM/ET primetime demo.
FNC’s The Kelly File won the cable news timeslot with 1.36 million total viewers and nearly 193,000 adults 25-54.
Nielsen Media Research:
Friday, May 9th at 9PM/ET
FNC’s The Kelly File: 1,360,000 in P2+ (193,000 in 25-54)
CNN Tonight: 226,000 in P2+ (48,000 in 25-54)
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow: 560,000 in P2+ (107,000 in 25-54)