Cable News Ratings for Monday, May 23, 2011

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Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for May 23, 2011

Total Day P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC 1,320 318
CNN 653 229
MSNBC 563 161
HLN 285 109
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC 2,280 506
CNN 869 295
MSNBC 984 305
HLN 407 138
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC GLENN BECK 1,702 363
CNN SITUATION ROOM 859 310
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 672 142
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 176 55
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER 1,873 352
CNN SITUATION ROOM 660 260
MSNBC CENK 672 172
HLN PRIME NEWS 272 86
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH 1,611 353
CNN JOHN KING USA 751 314
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 854 227
HLN ISSUES 377 101
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR 2,935 532
CNN IN THE ARENA 617 229
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ O’DONNELL 925 251
HLN NANCY GRACE 580 166
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC HANNITY 2,194 539
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT 943 280
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 1,012 329
HLN DR. DREW 340 143
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC GRETA 1,723 451
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360 1,043 377
MSNBC ED SHOW 995 316
HLN JOY BEHAR 325 109
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR 1,270 336
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360 676 301
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ O’DONNELL 507 180
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT 254 83

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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