Rare Midday Demo Win for MSNBC

By Chris Ariens 

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Pres. Obama’s speech on deficit reduction gave a boost to MSNBC Wednesday. Between 1:30pm and 2:30pmET, MSNBC was first in the A25-54 demo, over Fox News and CNN. MSNBC was still third in Total Viewers, with FNC #1, and CNN #2. (Obama’s speech went from 1:49pm – 2:32pmET).

Network Total Viewers A25-54
Fox News 1.33M 173K
CNN 1.05M 215K
MSNBC 770K 240K