November ’09 Ratings: HLN the #2 News Network in the Demo

By kevin 

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In November, HLN continued its strong 2009. The network’s year-to-date is its best ever.

In the total day demo, the network placed second to Fox News, averaging 139K A25-54 viewers, ahead of CNN and MSNBC. In primetime (8pm-11pm, M-F), the network was third in the demo (averaging 220K) and 4th in Total Viewers (558K).

“Nancy Grace” had a big month, averaging 300K A25-54 viewers and squeaking out a win over MSNBC’s “Countdown,” which averaged 299K in the demo.

“Morning Express” followed up a strong October with its best Total Viewer average ever (326K). In the demo, “Morning Express” (178K) was the number two morning show behind “Fox & Friends”, topping CNN’s “American Morning” (130K) and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” (106K).