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Welcome back to Mediaite’s weekly rankings of the best shows on cable news, hour-by-hour. Last week, Jake Tapper‘s CNN show The Lead took our top spot at 4 p.m. We’re looking at 5 p.m. now, an hour that juggles two well-established anchors and a lively panel show that often makes its own headlines: MNSBC’s Chuck Todd, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Fox News’ The Five, hosted by Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld, Juan Williams, and Jesse Watters. A reminder: We’re basing our rankings on a variety of factors, including; ratings, influence, entertainment value, the star power of hosts, the quality of guests, whether the show makes news, and its longevity. With that said, let’s dive into our ranking for the Best Shows on Cable News in the 5 p.m. hour: 3. The Situation Room — Hosted by Wolf Blitzer We gave broadcasting staple Wolf Blitzer