Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, April 23-24, 2011



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, April 23-24, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 726 183 346
CNN 386 122 169
MSNBC 377 193 218
CNBC 213 70 115
FBN 28 3 16
HLN 201 82 116
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 871 152 311
CNN 303 95 127
MSNBC 504 276 286
CNBC 263 85 150
FBN 42 6 17
HLN 245 80 148
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 646 159 312
CNN 370 111 169
MSNBC 345 176 193
CNBC 236 98 149
FBN 28 11 17
HLN 205 77 111
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 816 183 336
CNN 533 120 207
MSNBC 394 196 231
CNBC 243 106 153
FBN 64 15 29
HLN 147 54 67


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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