MSNBC is noting its July ratings…
MSNBC SHOWS MORE GROWTH IN JULY 2015 THAN ALL OTHER CABLE NEWS NETWORKS
“Morning Joe” Tops CNN in Total Viewers for Fifth Month; Third Month of Demo Growth
MSNBC Primetime Tops CNN in Total Viewers
NEW YORK – July 28, 2015 – For July 2015, MSNBC showed more month-to-month growth than all other cable news networks. Many key MSNBC programs saw ratings improvements up from June 2015, including growth for “Morning Joe” (up 10%), “The Rachel Maddow Show” (up 7%), “Hardball with Chris Matthews” (up 11%), “All In with Chris Hayes” (up 13%) and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” (up 23%), among total viewers. A number of MSNBC programs also topped CNN among total viewers, including “Morning Joe”, “The Ed Show”, “Hardball”, “PoliticsNation”, “All In with Chris Hayes”, “The Rachel Maddow Show”, “The Last Word” and in the Primetime M-F 8-11p daypart. In the A25-54 demo, MSNBC saw Total Day growth up 3% from July 2014 and up 6% from June 2015, and for Primetime, MSNBC was up 8% over June 2015.
“Morning Joe” beat CNN in total viewers for the fifth month in a row, and saw its highest monthly ratings since November of 2013. In total viewers, “Morning Joe” was up 33% from July 2014. For the A25-54 demo, “Morning Joe” rose consistently for the third straight month, 18% over June 2015 and 23% over July 2014.
MSNBC’s dayside programming also saw some ratings gains in total viewers over July 2014 and in the A25-54 demo, “The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart”, “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” and “Now with Alex Wagner” are all up from July 2014.
On the weekends, MSNBC saw ratings boosts both in the demo and with total viewers. In July, “Up with Steve Kornacki” generated its highest ratings in the demo since December of 2014 and its highest ratings among total viewers since February of 2014. (Source: NSI, July 2015)