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Republican Presidential Debate Leads Fox News Higher: Cable News Ratings for Thursday, May 5, 2011

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May 6th, 2011

 

Note, it's not in the table below, but the Republican presidential debate ran 31 minutes into the 10pm hour, the numbers for those 31 minutes were 973,000 adults 25-54, 1.471 million adults 35-64, and 3.28 million total viewers (P2+).

The numbers below for the 10pm hour of  Hannity are only for 29 minutes.

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Thursday May 5, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 1,329 363 651
CNN 771 281 405
MSNBC 536 160 265
CNBC 201 50 102
FBN 76 15 41
HLN 221 90 114
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 3,082 802 1,366
CNN 1,260 499 638
MSNBC 1,142 294 488
CNBC 216 79 121
FBN 63 17 30
HLN 317 102 165
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends 1,193 431 723
CNN American Morning 398 153 230
MSNBC Morning Joe 491 165 261
CNBC Squawk Box 180 61 121
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade 355 183 220
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC GLENN BECK 1,709 355 748
CNN Situation Room 1,023 252 407
MSNBC Hardball WITH C. MATTHEWS 694 193 291
CNBC FAST MONEY 206 25 89
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT 119 54 65
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER 1,863 284 763
CNN Situation Room 912 258 375
MSNBC MSNBC LIVE 646 186 290
CNBC Mad Money 224 67 107
HLN Prime News 199 37 72
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC The Fox Report W/S.SMITH 1,805 435 870
CNN John King USA 800 332 453
MSNBC Hardball WITH C. MATTHEWS 783 199 360
CNBC Kudlow Report 234 64 117
HLN ISSUES 250 72 122
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR 2,912 674 1,339
CNN In The Arena 849 321 391
MSNBC Last Word W/ L. ODONNELL 1,198 277 479
CNBC TRUTH ABOUT SHOPLIFTING 238 68 107
HLN Nancy Grace 454 134 212
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE 3,246 792 1,329
CNN Piers Morgan Tonight 1,345 495 676
MSNBC Rachel Maddow Show 1,173 349 524
CNBC WALT: MAN BEHIND THE MYTH 217 70 120
HLN Dr. Drew 229 92 137
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC Hannity 2,818 894 1,366
CNN Anderson Cooper 360 1,585 681 848
MSNBC Ed Show 1,046 255 456
CNBC WALT: MAN BEHIND THE MYTH 193 98 135
HLN Joy Behar 293 89 158
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC Hannity 1,800 520 862
CNN Anderson Cooper 360 1,276 639 772
MSNBC Last Word W/ L. ODONNELL 604 198 365
CNBC Mad Money 111 78 88
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 242 92 157

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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

Fox Business (FBN): 57.136 million HHs

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
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