Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, February 12-13, 2011

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday, February 12, 2011 

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 762 192 343
CNN 443 144 212
MSNBC 371 159 188
CNBC 225 100 132
HLN 207 87 103
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 926 173 317
CNN 415 145 191
MSNBC 421 244 211
CNBC 305 134 173
HLN 251 101 99

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Sunday, February 13, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 671 164 291
CNN 367 122 171
MSNBC 308 145 152
CNBC 209 88 132
HLN 185 70 98
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 765 143 271
CNN 406 136 163
MSNBC 373 189 204
CNBC 286 101 164
HLN 137 50 72


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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