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


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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