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Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, December 18-19, 2010

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December 21st, 2010


Live + Same Day Weekend Ratings

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 784 181 321
CNN 413 119 185
MSNBC 391 182 210
CNBC 199 76 106
HLN 234 82 107
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,008 179 312
CNN 401 87 140
MSNBC 578 311 327
CNBC 278 104 153
HLN 280 72 116
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 664 135 276
CNN 328 94 148
MSNBC 329 166 177
CNBC 149 73 78
HLN 194 69 88
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 850 116 289
CNN 512 124 178
MSNBC 527 274 300
CNBC 85 41 53
HLN 184 52 85

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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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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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