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Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, April 16-17, 2011

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April 19th, 2011

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, April 16-17, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 819 179 390
CNN 456 157 216
MSNBC 368 170 192
CNBC 202 94 133
HLN 28 6 16
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,087 176 430
CNN 591 149 258
MSNBC 542 317 331
CNBC 243 101 163
HLN 51 15 21
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 810 201 387
CNN 441 149 189
MSNBC 310 163 189
CNBC 191 75 97
HLN 23 9 11
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,132 170 443
CNN 537 179 213
MSNBC 341 146 226
CNBC 175 82 97
HLN 38 12 14

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Note that MSNBC weekend programming after noon isn't live news like their weekday programming. It's specials and documentaries.
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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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