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Cable News Ratings for Wednesday, August 27

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August 28th, 2008

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for August 27 2008

FNC still scored a total day victory, but last night during prime-time CNN added about 800,000 viewers versus Tuesday night to widen its lead over FNC and MSNBC. CNN won all age demos, both for the total day and during prime-time. And CNN had almost as many viewers from 10pm-11pm as NBC. NBC, which led all networks during 10pm convention coverage had 5.63 million viewers in the preliminary overnight numbers. CNN had 5.38 million for the 10pm hour, which was much better than CBS (3.59 million) and ABC (3.31 million).

P2+ Total Day
FNC – 1,301,000 viewers
CNN – 1,270,000 viewers
MSNBC – 740,000 viewers
CNBC – 186,000 viewers
HLN – 304,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC – 2,855,000 viewers
CNN –4,240,000 viewers
MSNBC- 2,097,000 viewers
CNBC –137,000 viewers
HLN – 807,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC – 350,000 viewers
CNN –508,000 viewers
MSNBC – 282,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/49,000 viewers
HLN- 136,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 703,000 viewers
CNN – 1,749,000 viewers
MSNBC – 873,000 viewers
CNBC –60,000 viewers
HLN – 348,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC – 603,000 viewers
CNN – 646,000 viewers
MSNBC – 362,000 viewers
CNBC – 91,000 viewers
HLN – 185,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC – 1,193,000 viewers
CNN – 2,127,000 viewers
MSNBC – 1,019,000 viewers
CNBC –68,000 viewers
HLN – 480,000 viewers

Morning programs (6:00AM-9:00AM) P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
FOX & Friends – 1,036,000 viewers (362,000) (623,000)
American Morning- 537,000 viewers (258,000) (323,000)
Morning Joe- 396,000 viewers (139,000) (223,000)
Squawk Box- 164,000 viewers (49,000) (104,000)
Morning Express w/ Meade- 260,000 viewers (126,000) (192,000)

6PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Special Report with Brit Hume – 1,813,000 viewers (451,000) (777,000)
Situation Room- 1,958,000 viewers (659,000) (852,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage- 931,000 viewers (232,000) (436,000)
Mad Money– 174,000 viewers (a scratch w/33,000) (104,000)
Prime News- 144,000 viewers (68,000) (81,000)

7PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Fox Report w/ Shepard Smith – 1,635,000 viewers (411,000) (801,000)
SR/ DNC 2008–1,868,000 viewers (700,000) (886,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage–1,284,000 viewers (393,000) (596,000)
Kudlow & Company—159,000 viewers (a scratch w/35,000) (86,000)
Glenn Beck – 404,000 viewers (145,000) (227,000)

8PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
The O’Reilly Factor- 2,687,000 viewers (624,000) (1,134,000)
SR/DNC 2008- 2,412,000 viewers (936,000) (1,166,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage – 1,554,000 viewers (524,000) (673,000)
On the Money -156,000 viewers (54,000) (87,000)
Nancy Grace –1,189,000 viewers (468,000) (667,000)

9 PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Hannity & Colmes – 3,180,000 viewers (795,000) (1,367,000)
SR/DNC 2008--4,926,000 viewers (1,992,000) (2,457,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage – 2,466,000 viewers (1,072,000) (1,233,000)
Americas Toughest Jobs-199,000 viewers (104,000) (92,000)
Glenn Beck- 446,000 viewers (210,000) (258,000)

10 PM P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
**You Decide 08-Dem Convention (10PM-1130PM)– 2,572,000 viewers (666,000) (1,030,000)
SR/DNC 2008--5,375,000 viewers (2,314,000) (2,756,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage – 2,270,000 viewers (1,024,000) (1,149,000)
Big Idea w/ Deutsch –a scratch w/ 56,000 viewers (a scratch w/22,000) (a scratch w/24,000)
Nancy Grace – 836,000 viewers (384,000) (546,000)

11 PM P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
**On the Record—(1130PM-1AM)—961,000 viewers (316,000) (416,000)
SR/DNC 2008–2,613,000 viewers (1,156,000) (1,397,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage –1,721,000 viewers (779,000) (915,000)
Mad Money —a scratch w/75,000 viewers (a scratch w/45,000) (50,000)
Showbiz Tonight– 364,000 viewers (154,000) (212,000)

P2+ = viewers over the age of 2

(25-54) = Adults 25-54 viewing

(35-64) = Adults 35-64 viewing

Prime Time = 8-11pm

LIVE+SD: The number that watched a program either while it was broadcast OR watched via DVR on the same day [through 3AM the next day] the program was broadcast.

For more information see Numbers 101.

Scratch = when a show's audience fails to meet minimum Nielsen reporting levels. For more information go here.

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
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