CNN’s New Year’s Eve Tops on Cable

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By Chris Ariens Comment

Most cable news viewers chose CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live special to ring in 2009. The Anderson Cooper-Kathy Griffin special drew 2.31M Total Viewers from 11pmET-1amET and 1.61M in the A25-54 demo.

FNC’s UParty 2009 with Megyn Kelly and Bill Hemmer aired from 10pm-1am. The 2-hour average from 11pm-1am was 1.58M Total Viewers and 580K A25-54 viewers.

MSNBC and CNBC simulcast part of NBC’s New Year’s Eve special with Carson Daly along with NBC Newsers Amy Robach, Luke Russert, Alison Stewart. On MSNBC, the 11:30-12:30pmET hour drew 391K Total Viewers and 150K A25-54 viewers.