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Cable News Ratings for Friday, May 16

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May 19th, 2008

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for May 16, 2008

P2+ Total Day
FNC – 842,000 viewers
CNN – 553,000 viewers
MSNBC – 415,000 viewers
CNBC – 205,000 viewers
HLN – 237,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC – 1,406,000 viewers
CNN – 869,000 viewers
MSNBC- 740,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch with 117,000 viewers
HLN – 417,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC – 216,000 viewers
CNN –159,000 viewers
MSNBC – 152,000 viewers
CNBC – 86,000 viewers
HLN- 91,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 281,000 viewers
CNN – 234,000 viewers
MSNBC – 280,000 viewers
CNBC – 68,000 viewers
HLN – 113,000 viewers

Morning programs P2+ (25-54)
FOX & Friends – 1,066,000 viewers (291,000)
American Morning- 450,000 viewers (157,000)
Morning Joe – 394,000 viewers (119,000)
Morning Express w/ Meade- 223,000 viewers (100,000)

6PM - P2+ (25-54)
Special Report with Brit Hume – 1,231,000 viewers (238,000)
Situation Room- 730,000 viewers (201,000)
Race to the White House- 603,000 viewers (180,000)
Mad Money – 184,000 viewers (53,000)
Prime News- 199,000 viewers (a scratch with 42,000)

7PM - P2+ (25-54)
Fox Report w/ Shepard Smith – 1,214,000 viewers (249,000)
Lou Dobbs – 930,000 viewers (267,000)
Hardball – 786,000 viewers (283,000)
Kudlow & Company- 210,000 viewers (69,000)
Glenn Beck – 255,000 viewers (67,000)

8PM - P2+ (25-54)
[neither Bill O'Reilly nor Keith Olbermann appeared on air tonight]
The O’Reilly Factor- 1,545,000 viewers (309,000)
CNN Election Center– 754,000 viewers (246,000)
Countdown w/ Olbermann – 1,100,000 viewers (416,000)
Fast Money- 167,000 viewers (103,000) **Ran from 8-8:30PM ET
High Net Worth- a scratch with 97,000 (56,000) **Ran from 8:30-9PM ET
Nancy Grace – 540,000 viewers (122,000)

9 PM - P2+ (25-54)
Hannity & Colmes – 1,542,000 viewers (234,000)
Larry King Live – 1,058,000 viewers (239,000)
Verdict w/ Dan Abrams – 679,000 viewers (247,000)
Survival GD: Boomerangst - 124,000 viewers (69,000)
Glenn Beck- 406,000 viewers (121,000)

10 PM P2+ (25-54)
On the Record – 1,131,000 viewers (299,000)
Anderson Cooper– 794,000 viewers (216,000)
Countdown w/ Olbermann – 441,000 viewers (178,000)
Donny Deutsch- a scratch with 95,000 viewers (54,000)
Nancy Grace – 314,000 viewers (103,000)

11 PM P2+ (25-54)
The O’Reilly Factor (repeat) - 1,050,000 viewers (335,000)
Anderson Cooper – 659,000 viewers (193,000)
MSNBC Investigates- 361,000 viewers (206,000)
Mad Money- a scratch with 87,000 viewers (66,000) **Ran from 11-11:30PM ET
High Net Worth- a scratch with 93,000 viewers (77,000) **Ran from 11:30-Midnight ET
Showbiz Tonight– 395,000 viewers (179,000)

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P2+ = viewers over the age of 2

(25-54) = Adults 25-54 viewing

Prime Time = 8-11pm

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
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