The ratings winner last week? *drum roll* FOX. Once again, they swept the average Adults 25 - 54 ratings for regular programming in all three prime time hours. The exception to their first place finish came on Monday and Thursday nights at 10PM when CNN had the highest demo ratings. CNN remained in fourth place at 8PM and slipped to third at 9PM. MSNBC rose to second place at 8PM and 9PM. They remained in fourth place at 10PM. HLN had third place finishes at 8PM and 10PM; fourth place at 9PM.
CNN had the highest Adults 25 - 54 demographic ratings for Tuesday night's Presidential address to Congress (the non-State of the Union Address) with 1,293,000 viewers. FOX followed with 1,218,000 viewers. MSNBC had 813,000 viewers.
1CNN: 3 day average at 8PM. Does not include Wednesday & Thursday night's broadcast of Black in America.
24 day average. Does not include Tuesday night's Presidential address to Congress (FOX: 9PM & 10PM; CNN: 10PM; MSNBC: 9PM & 10PM)
3CNN: 2 day average at 9PM. Does not include Tuesday night's Presidential address to Congress or Wednesday & Thursday night's broadcast of Black in America.
^ Courtesy Nielsen Media Research; Demographics where noted; Live + Same Day (LS) Fast Track Nationals.
NOTE: Ratings at a Glance is going on a brief hiatus but is scheduled to return on March 17, 2009.