HLN had its best July ever among Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo in both total day and primetime. HLN topped MSNBC in total day in the demo (147k vs. 144k) and grew by double-digits during total day, up 36% among total viewers and up 44% among A25-54 viewers. HLN also grew the most of any cable news network among Total Viewers during primetime (M-F), up 48%.
The death of Michael Jackson gave a boost to "Nancy Grace" at 8pmET which finished as #2 show in the demo, beating MSNBC's "Countdown" and CNN's "Campbell Brown." The Jackson story also gave "Showbiz Tonight" at 11pmET its best month ever in Total Viewers.
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