CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight premiered to an audience of 2.1 million total viewers Monday night.
The primetime talker's debut, featuring host Piers Morgan's interview with Oprah Winfrey, marked an over 219% increase from the network's fourth quarter average in total viewers (657,000). The show also drew an audience of 521,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo, up 206% from CNN's fourth quarter average with that group (170,000).
On Fox News Channel, Hannity, who had Sarah Palin as a guest, drew 2.4 million total viewers and 600,00 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo.
The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC posted 1.1 million total viewers and 342,000 with adults 25-54.