Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15, 2011

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, May 14-15, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 825 214 408
CNN 576 208 289
MSNBC 364 175 193
CNBC 210 90 129
HLN 27 8 17
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,455 271 582
CNN 837 322 427
MSNBC 428 235 246
CNBC 231 92 140
HLN 45 14 29
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 726 181 362
CNN 514 178 247
MSNBC 350 155 191
CNBC 213 76 100
HLN 26 6 14
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 891 187 365
CNN 601 199 275
MSNBC 591 260 335
CNBC 214 72 110
HLN 54 17 25


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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