Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, February 19-20, 2011



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday, February 19, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 843 207 390
CNN 424 153 219
MSNBC 442 208 224
CNBC 245 93 138
HLN 201 71 101
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 988 179 352
CNN 512 201 258
MSNBC 539 276 283
CNBC 319 116 173
HLN 152 45 84

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Sunday, February 20, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 793 203 380
CNN 361 115 179
MSNBC 389 194 215
CNBC 236 102 106
HLN 194 69 106
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 889 178 349
CNN 360 121 173
MSNBC 519 261 308
CNBC 257 105 102
HLN 198 61 104


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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