Cable News Ratings for Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for October 28, 2010

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 1,340 340 605
CNN 347 106 145
MSNBC 464 137 242
CNBC 165 45 80
HLN 280 128 161
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 2,600 605 1,117
CNN 613 171 213
MSNBC 976 249 462
CNBC 183 62 73
HLN 423 142 222
Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FOX & Friends 1,179 391 629
American Morning 221 88 106
Morning Joe 386 110 200
Squawk Box 144 46 81
Morning Express w/ Meade 393 215 268
5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
GLENN BECK 1,935 431 801
SITUATION ROOM 486 109 159
HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 560 161 268
FAST MONEY 197 45 82
SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 144 58 55
6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER 2,089 432 777
SITUATION ROOM 484 113 177
ED SHOW 738 189 377
MAD MONEY 179 64 92
PRIME NEWS 218 96 147
7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH 1,912 425 757
JOHN KING USA 356 130 155
HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 640 190 365
KUDLOW REPORT 161 23 59
ISSUES 406 146 238
8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
THE OREILLY FACTOR 3,433 695 1,482
PARKER SPITZER 490 170 189
COUNTDOWN W/ K. OLBERMANN 1,101 244 511
REMINGTON UNDER FIRE 157 50 59
NANCY GRACE 536 173 281
9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
HANNITY 2,456 617 1,070
LARRY KING LIVE 650 153 190
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 1,032 275 502
BIO: HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 233 85 101
JOY BEHAR 451 145 223
10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
ON THE RECORD W/GRETA 1,898 504 797
ANDERSON COOPER 360 700 189 261
LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL 795 229 373
AMERICAN GREED 158 50 58
NANCY GRACE 299 111 172
11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
THE OREILLY FACTOR 1,510 523 797
ANDERSON COOPER 360 427 212 229
COUNTDOWN W/ K. OLBERMANN 539 179 288
MAD MONEY 92 50 40
SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 280 102 174

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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: ©2009 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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