April: The Cable News Program Ranker

By Brian 

It’s program ranker time. O’Reilly is #1, H&C is #2, Greta is #3, Larry King is #4, Shep is #5 and Hume is #6. Look at CNN’s NewsNight! It’s moved up to #7…and Paula Zahn comes in at #12. Hume, Shep, O’Reilly and Greta all beat every single show in their timeslot COMBINED, FNC notes. The chart includes program name comparison data for 6am to 11pm:

> Cable news show ratings, April 2005 (PDF)

> MSNBC is way down the list, with an MSNBC Investigates repeat listed as their top show. Scarborough Country is second, Countdown is third, Hardball is fourth, and Imus is fifth.