Cable Coverage Estimates As Of July 2011

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It’s been a while since we updated these, here are the Nielsen cable channel (includes satellite & telco too) coverage estimates as of July 2011:

Station Name Households (000) Coverage %
A&E NETWORK 100219 86.47%
ABC FAMILY 98875 85.31%
ADULT SWIM 99746 86.06%
AMC 96999 83.69%
ANIMAL PLANET 97384 84.02%
BBC-AMERICA 68358 58.98%
BIOGRAPHY CHANNEL 65074 56.15%
BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 91697 79.12%
BRAVO 95159 82.10%
CABLE NEWS NETWORK 100413 86.64%
CENTRIC 45945 39.64%
CHILLER 41236 35.58%
CMT 92631 79.92%
CNBC 98624 85.09%
CNN / HLN 101102 87.23%
COMEDY CENTRAL 99454 85.81%
COOKING CHANNEL (formerly FINE LIVING) 57977 50.02%
CURRENT TV 58217 50.23%
DISCOVERY CHANNEL 100891 87.05%
DISCOVERY FIT & HEALTH 48775 42.08%
DISNEY CHANNEL 99861 86.16%
DISNEY😄 (formerly TOON DISNEY) 78760 67.96%
DIY NETWORK 54303 46.85%
E! ENTERTAINMENT TV 98546 85.03%
ENCORE 45182 38.98%
ENCORE PRIMARY 44254 38.18%
ESPN 100127 86.39%
ESPN CLASSIC 34085 29.41%
ESPN2 100005 86.29%
ESPNEWS 74316 64.12%
ESPNU 73234 63.19%
FOOD NETWORK 100639 86.83%
FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 58151 50.17%
FOX NEWS CHANNEL 99153 85.55%
FOX SOCCER CHANNEL 39142 33.77%
FUEL 32148 27.74%
FUSE 58028 50.07%
FX 99369 85.74%
G4 60121 51.87%
GALAVISION 61891 53.40%
GOLF CHANNEL 83928 72.41%
GMC (formerly GOSPEL MUSIC CHANNEL) 46861 40.43%
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY 60224 51.96%
GSN 73719 63.61%
HALLMARK CHANNEL 87681 75.65%
HALLMARK MOVIE CHANNEL 42033 36.27%
HBO – THE WORKS 30025 25.91%
HBO PRIME 29808 25.72%
HD THEATER 37735 32.56%
HEADLINE NEWS 100236 86.48%
HISTORY 99727 86.05%
HISTORY INTERNATIONAL 64020 55.24%
HOME AND GARDEN TV 99874 86.17%
INDEPENDENT FILM CHANNEL 62137 53.61%
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 77509 66.88%
LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 82546 71.22%
LIFETIME TELEVISION 100023 86.30%
LOGO 48010 41.42%
MAXPRIME 16481 14.22%
MILITARY CHANNEL 57842 49.91%
MLB NETWORK 56439 48.70%
MSNBC 95720 82.59%
MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION 99699 86.02%
MTV2 78778 67.97%
MULTIMAX 16705 14.41%
MUN2 CABLE 37026 31.95%
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WILD 53629 46.27%
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 71348 61.56%
NBA-TV 55348 47.75%
NFL NETWORK 56883 49.08%
NICK-AT-NITE 100699 86.88%
NICKELODEON 100699 86.88%
NICKTOONS 58291 50.29%
NICK JR (formerly NOGGIN) 73815 63.69%
OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 77887 67.20%
OUTDOOR CHANNEL 34460 29.73%
OVATION NETWORK 43352 37.40%
OXYGEN MEDIA 77379 66.76%
PLANET GREEN 56585 48.82%
REELZCHANNEL 57985 50.03%
RFD-TV 39693 34.25%
SCIENCE CHANNEL 68430 59.04%
SYFY 99389 85.75%
SHOWTIME 24833 21.43%
SHOWTIME PRIME 24670 21.29%
SLEUTH 37927 32.72%
SOAPNET 74608 64.37%
SPEED 78452 67.69%
SPIKE TV 99947 86.24%
SPROUT 50192 43.31%
STARZ 35232 30.40%
STARZ PRIMARY 34702 29.94%
STYLE 67689 58.40%
TBS NETWORK 101227 87.34%
THE CARTOON NETWORK 99746 86.06%
TeenNick (formerly THE N) 70706 61.01%
THE HUB 61102 52.72%
THE INSPIRATIONAL NETWORK 67339 58.10%
THE WEATHER CHANNEL 101065 87.20%
TLC 99787 86.10%
TRAVEL CHANNEL 95967 82.80%
TRU TV (formerly COURT TV) 92433 79.75%
TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 100362 86.59%
TV GUIDE NETWORK 82418 71.11%
TV LAND 97799 84.38%
TV ONE 53861 46.47%
USA NETWORK 100480 86.70%
VERSUS 76155 65.71%
VH1 99197 85.59%
VH1 CLASSIC 57951 50.00%
WE:WOMENS ENTERTAINMENT 77237 66.64%
WGN AMERICA 74947 64.67%
TOTAL CABLE PLUS 105208
TOTAL WIRED CABLE 70138
CABLE PLUS W/ PAY 62865
WIRED CABLE W/PAY 39809
ADS 36011
TOTAL U.S. 115900
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