4th Place For CNN In Sales Prime Thur/Fri

By Brian 

CNN placed fourth in the cable news race last Thursday and Friday.

“It’s often a three-way race between MSNBC, Headline and CNN,” an insider notes. “The big loser in all this is CNN,” especially in “sales prime” from 7pm to 2am — the most attractive/expensive time to advertise.

On Thursday, FNC was first in sales prime (455,000 demo), followed by HLN (239,000) and MSNBC (190,000). CNN was fourth with 175,000 demo. On Friday, FNC was again first (324,000 demo), followed by MSNBC (202,000) and HLN (180,000). CNN was again fourth with 169,000 demo…