MSNBC’s Ari Melber more than doubled the total viewer ratings of 6 p.m. CNN rival Wolf Blitzer on Friday.
Melber’s The Beat drew 1.16 million total viewers, while Blitzer’s Situation Room drew 567,000 viewers. Blitzer, however, triumphed in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 demographic, with 154,000 to Melber’s 133,000.
Fox News host Bret Baier easily bested both of them, with 1.96 million viewers overall and 256,000 in the demo.
Here is a full breakdown of Friday’s cable news ratings by