November 2014 Ratings: MSNBC Down Double Digits During Midterm Election Month

By Chris Ariens 

Despite the midterm elections, The Place For Politics saw a decline in viewership vs. November 2013. MSNBC was down -13% in viewers and down -16% in the A25-54 demo for total day viewing for the month. The loses were less severe in primetime where the network was down -6% in viewers, and down -8% in the demo.

The ratings for November, 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data):

  • Primetime (Mon-Sun): 605,000 Total Viewers / 174,000 A25-54
  • Total Day (Mon-Sun): 350,000 Total Viewers / 104,000 A25-54

MSNBC finished third, behind Fox News and CNN, for the month in total viewers, and in fourth place in total day demo, behind HLN.