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Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, October 23-24, 2010

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October 26th, 2010


Live + Same Day Weekend Ratings
Cable News Ratings October 23, 2010

P2+ Total Day
FNC – 724,000 viewers
CNN – 356,000 viewers
MSNBC – 402,000 viewers
CNBC – 174,000 viewers
HLN –226,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC –816,000 viewers
CNN -- 446,000 viewers
MSNBC –550,000 viewers
CNBC – 238,000 viewers
HLN – 214,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC –171,000 viewers
CNN – 108,000 viewers
MSNBC – 191,000 viewers
CNBC – 62,000 viewers
HLN – 104,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 123,000 viewers
CNN – 166,000 viewers
MSNBC – 233,000 viewers
CNBC – 65,000 viewers
HLN – 80,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC – 324,000 viewers
CNN – 170,000 viewers
MSNBC – 200,000 viewers
CNBC – 98,000 viewers
HLN – 125,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC –268,000 viewers
CNN – 198,000 viewers
MSNBC –244,000 viewers
CNBC – 122,000 viewers
HLN – 114,000 viewers

Cable News Ratings for October 24, 2010
P2+ Total Day
FNC – 696,000 viewers
CNN – 325,000 viewers
MSNBC – 389,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/119,000 viewers
HLN –193,000 viewers

P2+ Prime Time
FNC –956,000 viewers
CNN – 433,000 viewers
MSNBC –438,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/107,000 viewers
HLN – 224,000 viewers

25-54 Total Day
FNC –155,000 viewers
CNN – 102,000 viewers
MSNBC – 202,000 viewers
CNBC – 65,000 viewers
HLN –76,000 viewers

25-54 Prime Time
FNC – 143,000 viewers
CNN –185,000 viewers
MSNBC – 237,000 viewers
CNBC – a scratch w/ 50,000 viewers
HLN – 55,000 viewers

35-64 Total Day
FNC – 307,000 viewers
CNN – 157,000 viewers
MSNBC – 202,000 viewers
CNBC – 71,000 viewers
HLN – 95,000 viewers

35-64 Prime Time
FNC – 339,000 viewers
CNN – 225,000 viewers
MSNBC – 264,000 viewers
CNBC – 60,000 viewers
HLN – 97,000 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 October, 2010)

CNN/HLN: 100.88 million HHs

CNBC: 98.38 million HHs

FNC: 99.06 million HHs

MSNBC: 95.41 million HHs

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

 
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