Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, February 26-27, 2011



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday, February 26, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 876 224 403
CNN 493 165 239
MSNBC 399 192 214
CNBC 249 97 140
HLN 201 91 117
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,112 222 423
CNN 474 172 238
MSNBC 500 243 272
CNBC 291 95 168
HLN 178 71 77

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Sunday, February 27, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 792 200 364
CNN 403 123 200
MSNBC 379 189 202
CNBC 146 72 83
HLN 180 82 101
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,025 231 413
CNN 405 150 234
MSNBC 468 288 304
CNBC 158 75 92
HLN 152 36 66


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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