'

Cable News Ratings for Friday, December 18, 2009

Categories: '

Written By

December 21st, 2009

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for December 18, 2009

P2+ Total Day
FNC – 1,276,000 viewers
CNN – 455,000 viewers
MSNBC –335,000 viewers
CNBC – 185,000 viewers
HLN –335,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC – 2,327,000 viewers
CNN – 553,000 viewers
MSNBC –638,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/110,000 viewers
HLN –588,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC –329,000 viewers
CNN –103,000 viewers
MSNBC –86,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/50,000 viewers
HLN- a scratch w/139,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 507,000 viewers
CNN – 107,000 viewers
MSNBC –155,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/48,000 viewers
HLN – 158,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC – 610,000 viewers
CNN – 176,000 viewers
MSNBC – 155,000 viewers
CNBC – 89,000 viewers
HLN - 178,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC –1,020,000 viewers
CNN – 195,000 viewers
MSNBC –245,000 viewers
CNBC – 56,000 viewers
HLN –285,000 viewers

Morning programs (6:00AM-9:00AM) P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
FOX & Friends- 1,064,000 viewers (402,000) (642,000)
American Morning- 403,000 viewers (119,000) (204,000)
Morning Joe- 345,000 viewers (91,000) (196,000)
Squawk Box- 184,000 viewers (46,000) (108,000)
Morning Express w/ Meade- 427,000 viewers (255,000) (261,000)

5PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Glenn Beck – 2,114,000 viewers (485,000) (979,000)
Situation Room—643,000 viewers (106,000) (198,000)
Hardball w/ Chris Matthews—460,000 viewers (a scratch w/41,000) (167,000)
Fast Money—245,000 viewers (73,000) (94,000)
Prime News —256,000 viewers (95,000) (109,000)

6PM – P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Special Report with Bret Baier – 1,804,000 viewers (362,000) (746,000)
Situation Room—494,000 viewers (109,000) (183,000)
Ed Show—514,000 viewers (78,000) (231,000)
Mad Money —173,000 viewers (a scratch w/39,000) (75,000)
Prime News – 194,000 viewers (60,000) (82,000)

7PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
The Fox Report – 1,630,000 viewers (382,000) (689,000)
CNN Tonight – 414,000 (103,000) (165,000)
Hardball w/ Chris Matthews – 506,000 (113,000) (265,000)
Kudlow Report -- 141,000 viewers (a scratch w/30,000) (60,000)
Issues– 302,000 viewers (173,000) (133,000)

8PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
The O’Reilly Factor – 3,236,000 viewers (714,000) (1,433,000)
Campbell Brown – 430,000 viewers (103,000) (159,000)
Countdown w/ K. Olbermann – 755,000 viewers (184,000) (322,000)
Fast Money(8:00 – 8:30pm).– a scratch w/68,000 viewers (a scratch w/9,000) (a scratch w/25,000)
Options Action (8:30 – 9:00pm) – a scratch w/63,000 viewers (a scratch w/11,000) (a scratch w/23,000)
Nancy Grace – 693,000 viewers (189,000) (337,000)

9 PM - P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Hannity –2,081,000 viewers (473,000) (905,000)
Larry King Live —715,000 viewers (128,000) (242,000)
Rachel Maddow Show —745,000 viewers (157,000) (261,000)
Illegal Gambling— 140,000 viewers (a scratch w/47,000) (58,000)
Joy Behar- 630,000 viewers (137,000) (322,000)

10 PM P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
On The Record w/ Greta —1,659,000 viewers (331,000) (716,000)
Anderson Cooper 360 — 514,000 viewers (90,000) (186,000)
Countdown w/ K. Olbermann – 414,000 (123,000) (152,000)
American Greed -- 125,000 viewers (87,000) (86,000)
Nancy Grace –478,000 viewers (156,000) (211,000)

11 PM P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
The O’Reilly Factor —1,529,000 viewers (429,000) (769,000)
Anderson Cooper 360 — 334,000 viewers (98,000) (132,000)
Rachel Maddow Show —398,000 viewers (124,000) (173,000)
Mad Money – a scratch w/60,000 viewers (a scratch w/25,000) (a scratch w/39,000)
Showbiz Tonight-- 397,000 viewers (171,000) (240,000)
-

For other days cable news ratings click here.

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 September, 2009)

CNN/HLN: 99.098 million HHs

CNBC: 96.78 million HHs

FNC: 96.26  million HHs

MSNBC: 92.64 million HHs

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2009 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
© 2014 Tribune Digital Ventures