Hannity Beats Maddow In First Week Of Nine P.M. Showdown

Hannity beats Maddow in first week of 9 p.m. showdown Aided by big-name guests Bannon, O’Reilly and Limbaugh, the conservative wins the first battle of the cable firebrands.
In the first week of the head-to-head battle between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, the conservative heavyweight drew significantly higher ratings than his liberal counterpart.
In the third quarter, Hannity averaged 2.5 million viewers at 10 p.m. (533,000 adults 25-54), per Nielsen.
Just 21 percent of Fox News or MSNBC viewers ever tune into the rival network, according to Kagan’s numbers.
Robson added that Hannity was likely aided this week by strong conservative interest in the Republican senate special election runoff in Alabama.

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