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Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, September 25-26, 2010

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September 29th, 2010

Live + Same Day Weekend Ratings
Cable News Ratings September 25, 2010

P2+ Total Day
FNC – 737,000 viewers
CNN – 404,000 viewers
MSNBC – 302,000 viewers
CNBC – 178,000 viewers
HLN –210,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC –1,091,000 viewers
CNN -- 379,000 viewers
MSNBC –284,000 viewers
CNBC – 225,000 viewers
HLN – 210,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC –178,000 viewers
CNN – 108,000 viewers
MSNBC – 124,000 viewers
CNBC – 76,000 viewers
HLN – 86,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 197,000 viewers
CNN – 129,000 viewers
MSNBC – 141,000 viewers
CNBC – 93,000 viewers
HLN – 64,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC – 336,000 viewers
CNN – 179,000 viewers
MSNBC – 147,000 viewers
CNBC – 103,000 viewers
HLN – 109,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC –415,000 viewers
CNN – 184,000 viewers
MSNBC –162,000 viewers
CNBC – 134,000 viewers
HLN – 102,000 viewers

Cable News Ratings for September 26, 2010
P2+ Total Day
FNC – 654,000 viewers
CNN – 383,000 viewers
MSNBC – 237,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/ 118,000 viewers
HLN –192,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC –933,000 viewers
CNN -- 429,000 viewers
MSNBC –162,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/ 105,000 viewers
HLN – 184,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC –156,000 viewers
CNN – 117,000 viewers
MSNBC – 115,000 viewers
CNBC – 62,000 viewers
HLN – 78,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 174,000 viewers
CNN –121,000 viewers
MSNBC – 73,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/ 46,000 viewers
HLN – a scratch w/ 52,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC – 296,000 viewers
CNN – 193,000 viewers
MSNBC – 125,000 viewers
CNBC – 60,000 viewers
HLN – 110,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC – 369,000 viewers
CNN – 173,000 viewers
MSNBC – 88,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/ 49,000 viewers
HLN – 83,000 viewers
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Note that MSNBC weekend programming after noon isn't live news like their weekday programming. It's specials and documentaries.

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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 December, 2009)

CNN/HLN: 100.22 million HHs

CNBC: 97.59 million HHs

FNC: 98.04  million HHs

MSNBC: 93.0 million HHs

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2010 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
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