Cable News Ratings for Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for November 3, 2010

Day-after coverage of the 2010 Midterm Elections:

  • Fox News was the #1 Basic Cable network with Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in Total Day
  • Fox News was the #1 Basic Cable network with Total Viewers in Primetime (8P-11P)
  • The O’Reilly Factor from 8-9pm – with 4.8 million viewers – was the #1 Telecast of the day in Basic Cable with Households and Total Viewers
  • FNC had the Top 2 Telecasts of the day in Basic Cable with Households and Total Viewers (The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity)
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC 3773 1,034
CNN 866 317
MSNBC 1314 392
HLN 206 66
Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FOX & Friends #VALUE! 568
American Morning 433 142
Morning Joe 532 232
Morning Express w/ Meade 350 205
5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
GLENN BECK 2816 679
SITUATION ROOM 801 249
HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 707 196
SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 173 78
6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER 3109 721
SITUATION ROOM 651 260
ED SHOW 810 248
PRIME NEWS 167 58
7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH 2918 828
JOHN KING USA 714 308
HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 859 267
ISSUES 368 125
8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
THE OREILLY FACTOR 4802 1,202
PARKER SPITZER 721 254
COUNTDOWN W/ K. OLBERMANN 1390 395
NANCY GRACE 725 223
9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
HANNITY 3548 1,065
LARRY KING LIVE 911 335
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 1326 404
JOY BEHAR 504 127
10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
ON THE RECORD W/GRETA 2950 829
ANDERSON COOPER 360 966 362
LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL 1221 378
NANCY GRACE 456 179
11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
THE OREILLY FACTOR 2059 752
ANDERSON COOPER 360 515 228
COUNTDOWN W/ K. OLBERMANN 678 285
SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 404 170


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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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