Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, December 11-12, 2010




Live + Same Day Weekend Ratings


Cable News Ratings December 11, 2010

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 786 184 340
CNN 469 133 205
MSNBC 387 184 202
CNBC 219 102 130
HLN 274 107 136
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 999 156 358
CNN 584 149 215
MSNBC 560 274 268
CNBC 264 102 150
HLN 293 79 122


Cable News Ratings for December 12, 2010

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 693 167 311
CNN 328 101 151
MSNBC 374 197 192
CNBC 261 142 127
HLN 232 88 121
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 833 149 293
CNN 348 105 154
MSNBC 384 220 195
CNBC 327 180 167
HLN 196 55 94

Note that MSNBC weekend programming after noon isn’t live news like their weekday programming. It’s specials and documentaries.

For other days cable news ratings click here.

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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