Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, January 22-23, 2011


Live + Same Day Weekend Ratings

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 697 158 312
CNN 422 123 196
MSNBC 415 190 230
CNBC 269 127 176
HLN 240 91 127
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 906 155 357
CNN 467 163 212
MSNBC 523 261 315
CNBC 299 127 196
HLN 257 70 99
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 568 139 268
CNN 381 108 177
MSNBC 330 154 171
CNBC 174 88 94
HLN 199 83 111
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 632 120 252
CNN 588 195 261
MSNBC 300 133 175
CNBC 170 63 74
HLN 165 48 97

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: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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