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Cable News Ratings for Wednesday, December 31

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January 2nd, 2009

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for December 31, 2008

P2+ Total Day
FNC – 1,005,000 viewers
CNN – 796,000 viewers
MSNBC –343,000 viewers
CNBC – 387,000 viewers
HLN – 304,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC – 1,194,000 viewers
CNN—958,000 viewers
MSNBC –376,000 viewers
CNBC – 898,000 viewers
HLN – 561,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC –265,000 viewers
CNN –274,000 viewers
MSNBC –141,000 viewers
CNBC –121,000 viewers
HLN- 141,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 269,000 viewers
CNN –277,000 viewers
MSNBC –131,000 viewers
CNBC – 274,000 viewers
HLN – 229,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC –466,000 viewers
CNN –359,000 viewers
MSNBC –171,000 viewers
CNBC –167,000 viewers
HLN- 185,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC –472,000 viewers
CNN – 356,000 viewers
MSNBC –227,000 viewers
CNBC – 345,000 viewers
HLN --340,000 viewers

Morning programs (6:00AM-9:00AM) P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
FOX & Friends –922,000 viewers (230,000) (560,000)
American Morning-503,000 viewers (157,000) (303,000)
Morning Joe-393,000 viewers (151,000) (185,000)
Squawk Box-199,000 viewers (72,000) (115,000)
Morning Express w/ Meade- 306,000 viewers (165,000) (216,000)

6PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Special report w/Brit Hume – 1,411,000 viewers (336,000) (555,000)
Situation Room—988,000 viewers (305,000) (430,000)
MSNBC Special —336,000 viewers (93,000) (144,000)
Mad Money—212,000 viewers (88,000) (119,000)
Prime News--282,000 viewers (125,000) (173,000)

7PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Fox Report w/Shepard Smith– 1,352,000 viewers (230,000) (449,000)
Lou Dobbs Tonight –635,000 viewers (194,000) (305,000)
MSNBC Special —465,000 viewers (148,000) (233,000)
**CNBC Reports 2008 ---209,000 viewers (84,000) (109,000)
Issues– 208,000 viewers (85,000) (132,000)

8PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
The OReilly Factor —1,575,000 viewers (266,000) (586,000)
SR/Best-Worst 2008—961,000 viewers (304,000) (347,000)
MSNBC Special —402,000 viewers (161,000) (248,000)
Deal or No Deal *ran from 8:00pm-9:30pm – 809,000 viewers (220,000) (296,000)
Nancy Grace –820,000 viewers (253,000) (442,000)

9 PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Hannity’s America –978,000 viewers (218,000) (375,000)
Larry King Live---1,032,000 viewers (261,000) (359,000)
MSNBC Special —320,000 viewers (86,000) (203,000)
Deal or No Deal *ran from 9:30pm-11:00pm-- 987,000 viewers (329,000) (393,000)
Lou Dobbs- 338,000 viewers (138,000) (214,000)

10 PM P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
U-Party 2009 —1,027,000 viewers (323,000) (455,000)
SR/Best-Worst 2008—880,000 viewers (265,000) (363,000)
Countdown w/K.Olbermann ---407,000 viewers (147,000) (229,000)
Nancy Grace –549,000 viewers (302,000) (375,000)

11 PM P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
U-Party 2009 —1,613,000 viewers (582,000) (800,000)
CNN New Years Eve Live *ran from 11pm-1am —2,311,000 viewers (1,061,000) (1,093,000)
Rachel Maddow Show *ran from 11pm-11:30pm –535,000 viewers (231,000) (333,000)
MSNBC Special Coverage *ran from 11:30pm-12:30am – 392,000 viewers, (163,000) (214,000)
On the Money *ran from 11pm-11:35pm—182,000 viewers (91,000) (94,000)
Carson Daily NYE Special *ran from 11:35pm-12:35am—489,000 viewers (260,000) (211,000)
Showbiz Tonight-- 296,000 viewers (158,000) (173,000)

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 Cable Network Coverage Estimates (as of March, 2008)

CNN/HLN: 96.93 million HHs
CNBC: 95.13 million HHs
FNC: 94.55 million HHs
MSNBC: 91.59 million HHs

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

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