360 #1 In The Demo Last Night

By Chris Ariens 

With 560,000 viewers, The 10pm ET edition of Anderson Cooper 360 was cable news’ #1 show in the 25-54 demo last night. Two breaking news stories: the earthquake in Peru and the ongoing mine rescue in Utah were the main drivers. A CNN spokesperon tells TVNewser, “no one covers stories like that but us.”

In total viewers, 360 came in third with 1.61 million. The O’Reilly Factor was #1 (2.28M) followed by Larry King Live (2.02M).

>More: An emailer writes, “CNN’s right – no one covers stories like they do – other nets like ABC and FNC actually got to Peru first yesterday to cover the breaking news and didn’t phone it in from American tourists.”