Cable News Ratings for Friday, March 25, 2011

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Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for March 25, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 1,300 344
CNN 589 195
MSNBC 437 135
HLN 244 86
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC 1,997 453
CNN 685 231
MSNBC 708 245
HLN 300 171
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC GLENN BECK 1,959 530
CNN SITUATION ROOM 806 217
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 520 120
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 180 69
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER 1,900 438
CNN SITUATION ROOM 741 222
MSNBC ED SHOW 490 114
HLN PRIME NEWS 195 89
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH 1,517 358
CNN JOHN KING USA 628 203
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 571 168
HLN ISSUES 268 100
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR 2,639 578
CNN IN THE ARENA 615 256
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ O’DONNELL 809 220
HLN NANCY GRACE 446 129
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC HANNITY 1,766 388
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT 657 220
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 941 362
HLN MISSING 254 45
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC STOSSEL 1,585 392
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360 783 216
MSNBC JAPAN 374 154
HLN JOY BEHAR 224 50
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR 1,104 382
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360 549 189
MSNBC LOCKUP 401 213
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 160 35


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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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