Nielsen Cable Network Coverage Estimates

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May 6th, 2008

Nielsen Media ResearchHere are the Nielsen coverage estimates for the various cable networks through March 2008. The list is sorted alphabetically by network name and displays the estimate for the number of homes the network is in, and the coverage percentage.

Station Homes Estimate (000) CVG %
     
A&E NETWORK 96,243 85.32
ABC FAMILY 95,680 84.82
ADULT SWIM 95,855 84.98
AMC 94,203 83.51
ANIMAL PLANET 94,179 83.49
BBC-AMERICA 60,726 53.84
BIOGRAPHY CHANNEL 47,117 41.77
BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 87,797 77.83
BRAVO 88,808 78.73
CABLE NEWS NETWORK 96,511 85.56
CMT 87,831 77.86
CNBC 95,131 84.34
CNN / HLN 96,927 85.93
COMEDY CENTRAL 95,302 84.49
DISCOVERY CHANNEL 96,903 85.91
DISCOVERY HEALTH 67,015 59.41
DISCOVERY KIDS CHANNEL 58,377 51.75
DISNEY CHANNEL 95,106 84.31
DIY NETWORK 46,656 41.36
E! ENTERTAINMENT TV 94,462 83.74
ENCORE 33,188 29.42
ENCORE PRIMARY 31,519 27.94
ESPN 96,504 85.55
ESPN CLASSIC 62,153 55.10
ESPN2 96,188 85.27
ESPNEWS 63,289 56.11
FITTV 43,305 38.39
FOOD NETWORK 95,699 84.84
FOX NEWS CHANNEL 94,550 83.82
FUSE 59,466 52.72
FX 94,653 83.91
G4 63,645 56.42
GALAVISION 52,419 46.47
GOLF CHANNEL 73,975 65.58
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY 52,447 46.50
GSN 66,605 59.05
HALLMARK CHANNEL 84,215 74.66
HBO - THE WORKS 31,494 27.92
HBO PRIME 31,227 27.68
HEADLINE NEWS 96,143 85.23
HISTORY INTERNATIONAL 46,835 41.52
HOME AND GARDEN TV 95,911 85.03
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY (formerly DISCOVERY TIMES) 48,881 43.33
LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 58,814 52.14
LIFETIME TELEVISION 96,496 85.55
MAXPRIME 16,124 14.29
MILITARY CHANNEL 49,776 44.13
MSNBC 91,593 81.20
MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION 95,848 84.97
MTV2 72,575 64.34
MULTIMAX 16,215 14.38
MUN2 CABLE 16,600 14.72
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 65,726 58.27
NFL NETWORK 42,853 37.99
NICK-AT-NITE 96,444 85.50
NICKELODEON 96,444 85.50
NICKTOONS 49,722 44.08
NOGGIN 64,962 57.59
OUTDOOR CHANNEL 30,247 26.81
OXYGEN MEDIA 73,319 65.00
RFD-TV 30,933 27.42
SCIENCE CHANNEL 51,504 45.66
SCI-FI CHANNEL 93,252 82.67
SHOWTIME 20,451 18.13
SHOWTIME PRIME 18,298 16.22
SOAPNET 68,708 60.91
SPEED 71,891 63.73
SPIKE TV 95,994 85.10
STARZ 19,209 17.03
STARZ PRIMARY 19,091 16.92
STYLE 57,479 50.96
SUPERSTATION WGN 70,416 62.43
TBS NETWORK 97,339 86.29
THE CARTOON NETWORK 95,855 84.98
THE HISTORY CHANNEL 95,615 84.77
THE N 62,757 55.64
THE WEATHER CHANNEL 96,578 85.62
TLC 96,182 85.27
TOON DISNEY 68,599 60.81
TRAVEL CHANNEL 91,504 81.12
TRU TV (formerly COURT TV) 91,087 80.75
TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 96,424 85.48
TV GUIDE NETWORK 83,109 73.68
TV LAND 93,987 83.32
TV ONE 43,471 38.54
USA NETWORK 96,442 85.50
VERSUS 72,151 63.96
VH1 95,450 84.62
VH1 CLASSIC 51,269 45.45
WE:WOMENS ENTERTAINMENT 68,890 61.07

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