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‘Morning Joe’ Sees Record Ratings Week As MSNBC’s Numbers Continues To Climb

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Nick Givas Media And Politics Reporter

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” saw its best ratings ever last week, as the network continues to get a boost from its negative coverage of the Trump White House.

“Morning Joe” more than doubled CNN’s “New Day” weekly viewership in the 6-9 a.m. time slot and pulled in an average of 1.27 million viewers, according to Nielsen. CNN pulled in 599,000 viewers. (RELATED: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Sees Massive Ratings Spike)

Despite its record week, “Morning Joe” still failed to eclipse “Fox & Friends,” which drew an audience of 1.4 million.

Fox & Friends” has spent 202 months as the number one show in its time slot, according to a Fox News press release.

MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” is also riding high from its recent ratings boost and was the number one show across all of cable news this past week, garnering 3.32 million viewers. Maddow comfortably edged out her rival Sean Hannity, who pulled in 2.99 million viewers.

Hannity is still ahead of Maddow for the month by about 200,000 viewers per episode, according to the press release.

This is now the 200th month in row in which Fox News has been the most watched network in prime time and throughout the day.

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