Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, May 28-29, 2011

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Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, May 28-29, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 653 166 311
CNN 460 153 223
MSNBC 400 181 201
CNBC 192 74 102
FBN 35 6 19
HLN 497 143 236
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 926 184 331
CNN 646 179 319
MSNBC 595 289 307
CNBC 307 101 159
FBN 45 4 15
HLN 424 100 223
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 620 156 289
CNN 403 141 190
MSNBC 360 170 179
CNBC 203 82 111
FBN 27 10 16
HLN 238 97 140
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 733 137 264
CNN 453 138 193
MSNBC 397 215 205
CNBC 155 53 74
FBN 35 11 14
HLN 220 59 108


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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