MSNBC's Joy Reid suffers lowest ratings ever

Rumors circulated in January that MSNBC would end production on "ReidOut"

Updated: April 27, 2022 - 7:31pm

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MSNBC's "ReidOut" hosted by Joy Reid finished April with record-low viewership, down 51% from when the show launched in July 2020.

An average of 1.1 million people tuned into "ReidOut" each night of April, the smallest number in the program's history, Fox News reported.

"During April, every single Fox News Channel weekday program – including 'FOX & Friends First' which airs from 4-6 a.m. ET – outdrew 'The ReidOut,'" the outlet touted.

Breaking down Friday's cable ratings, Mediate reports that 1.08 million people watched "ReidOut" while 2.05 watched "Jesse Watters Primetime" at that same time.

"ReidOut" also lost 57% of its audience among adults ages 25-54, with an average of 124,000 viewers in April, Fox observed.

On Friday, Joy Reid had 109,000 viewers in that coveted advertiser demographic while Jesse Watters had more than triple that number, per Mediate.

Rumors circulated in January that MSNBC would end production on "ReidOut," but a spokesperson for the network told Just the News, "that report is bogus."

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