Ratings for Anderson Cooper’s Karen McDougal Interview

By Chris Ariens 

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Anderson Cooper‘s interview with Karen McDougal helped give his show, and CNN’s prime time, a rare win among demo viewers. However, MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show was most-watched for the night.

Including commercial interruptions, Cooper’s interview took up an hour and 15 minutes of the 2-hour show. It began at 8:16 p.m. ET and concluded at 9:31 p.m. ET, with Cooper’s panel discussing it, and other topics, for the remainder of the 9 p.m. hour. Here’s the breakdown:

8 p.m. ET | A25/54 / Total Viewers
Cooper – 608,000 / 2.214M
Carlson – 572,000 / 2.693M
Hayes – 397,000 / 1.951M

9 p.m. | A25/54 / Total Viewers
Cooper – 683,000 / 2.295M
Hannity – 591,000 / 2.919M
Maddow – 628,000 / 2.981M

Cooper will be interviewing another woman who claims to have an an affair with Trump. The Stormy Daniels interview is set for this Sunday’s 60 Minutes on CBS.