Reader MikeS has updated his 5pm weekday Cable News ratings chart through the month of February. The chart shows average viewership in thousands. Although he didn’t say, I’m pretty sure the vertical line is the date Glenn Beck started at Fox News. MikeS has removed any Olympics coverage from the MSNBC averages.
The trend lines above are 30 day moving averages.
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Nielsen Cable Network Coverage Estimates (as of December, 2009)
CNN/HLN: 100.22 million HHs
CNBC: 97.59 million HHs
FNC: 98.04 million HHs
MSNBC: 93.0 million HHs
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