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Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, May 7-8, 2011

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May 10th, 2011

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, May 7-8, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 898 213
CNN 680 236
MSNBC 382 163
HLN 230 92
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC 1,112 228
CNN 727 220
MSNBC 350 174
HLN 330 123
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 896 237
CNN 570 186
MSNBC 358 164
HLN 162 70
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC 1,133 343
CNN 618 204
MSNBC 504 227
HLN 137 55

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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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