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Cable News Ratings for Friday, August 26, 2011

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August 29th, 2011

Cable newsers were helped by the approach of Hurricane Irene, but not as much as The Weather Channel.

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for August 26, 2011

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC  1,247  348  584
CNN  841  300  411
MSNBC  429  148  228
CNBC  187  50  101
FBN  76  13  38
HLN  319  115  165
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC  1,958  462  814
CNN  1,385  477  676
MSNBC  680  205  333
CNBC  143  53  71
FBN  68  11  24
HLN  543  129  235
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends  1,019  386  627
CNN American Morning  473  174  265
MSNBC Morning Joe  391  170  222
CNBC Squawk Box  174  57  123
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade  273  177  184
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE  1,740  483  738
CNN Situation Room  1,019  256  361
MSNBC Hardball WITH C. MATTHEWS  578  115  223
CNBC MONEY IN MOTION  144  30  53
CNBC OPTIONS ACTION  234  56  136
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT  429  134  218
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER  2,245  515  880
CNN Situation Room  966  307  461
MSNBC MSNBC LIVE  500  124  229
CNBC Mad Money  139  51  77
HLN Prime News  410  108  197
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC The Fox Report W/S.SMITH  1,960  485  869
CNN John King USA  747  290  415
MSNBC Hardball WITH C. MATTHEWS  537  97  228
CNBC CNBC SPECIAL REPORT  133  41  74
HLN ISSUES  455  103  214
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR  2,287  503  992
CNN Anderson Cooper 360  1,176  367  591
MSNBC Last Word W/ L. ODONNELL  635  136  261
CNBC 60 Minutes ON CNBC  179  42  80
HLN Nancy Grace  689  178  310
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC Hannity  1,826  467  723
CNN Piers Morgan Tonight  1,431  460  647
MSNBC Rachel Maddow Show  844  252  389
CNBC HOW I MADE MY MILLIONS  139  49  74
HLN Dr. Drew  565  128  249
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA  1,752  415  726
CNN Anderson Cooper 360  1,545  605  790
MSNBC Ed Show  562  227  348
CNBC SPRAWLING FROM GRACE  112  69  59
HLN Joy Behar  396  86  159
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR  1,102  321  579
CNN Anderson Cooper 360  1,156  579  641
MSNBC Ed Show  550  222  320
CNBC Mad Money  38  13  21
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT  337  96  183

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Note: We post all the cable news ratings we get.

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 July, 2011)

CNN/HLN: 101.12 million HHs

CNBC: 98.62 million HHs

FNC: 99.15 million HHs

MSNBC: 95.72 million HHs

Fox Business: 58.15 million HHs

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
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