Big week for Trump Contributes in ratings to big week for Hannity

It is ideal to check on the headlines to find out why, when there’s a blowout from the race to get cable information supremacy between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow.

Hannity crushed MSNBC’s Maddow last week, using the Fox News Channel personality averaging 3.78 million viewers, the Nielsen company stated. Maddow had 2.46 million viewers last week. It was her first least-watched week of the year, and it represented the gap between the two.

The major story last week has been Attorney General William Barr’s summary of counselor the report of Robert Mueller, a positive development for fans of President Donald Trump. Hannity’s a major fan of Trump and featured a lengthy interview on the show of Wednesday.

The previous time he had a margin this large over Maddow was that the week last October that Trump appointee Brett Kavanaugh was accepted to the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile, Hannity slumped in the wake of the 2018 midterms, dominated by the Democrats. His viewership for the month after the election was 1 million less than he had.

The audience of hannity a week was up 24 for the first three months of this year, Nielsen said. Other Fox News prime-time characters did the same: Tucker Carlson grew up Laura Ingraham and 18 percent up 25%.

The viewers of maddow was down 21 percent from what’s been average for her this season. CNN lineups and the MSNBC slumped with Anderson Cooper and Chris Cuomo down 36 percent from the average of the year, Nielsen explained.

CBS easily won the week in prime-time, averaging 6.6 million viewers. NBC’d 4.7 million viewers, ABC’d 4.4 million, Fox had 2.5 million, Univision had 1.4 million, ION Television’d 1.3 million, Telemundo had 1.1 million along with the CW’d 770,000.

TBS was the week’s most popular cable network, courtesy of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, averaging 3.57 million audiences. Fox News Channel had 2.83 million, MSNBC had 1.49 million, HGTV had 1.23 million and Background had 1.2 million.

For the week of March 25-31the top 10 shows, their networks and viewerships:”60 Minutes,” CBS, 12.59 million;”NCIS,” CBS, 12.19 million; NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney: Purdue vs. Virginia, TBS, 10.49 million; NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney: Virginia Tech vs. Duke, CBS, 10.07 million;”FBI,” CBS, 9.13 million;”The Voice,” NBC, 9.01 million;”College Basketball Studio Show,” TBS, 8.83 million;”Chicago Fire,” NBC, 8.28 million;”God Friended Me,” CBS, 8.16 million;”Survivor,” CBS, 7.76 million.

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CBS is owned by CBS Corp.. CW is a joint venture of Warner Bros.. Entertainment and CBS Corp.. 21st Century Fox owns fox. NBC and Telemundo have been owned by Comcast Corp.. ION Media Networks own ION Television.

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