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Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18, 2011

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September 20th, 2011

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     781              187     405
CNN     435              142     212
MSNBC     295              136     156
CNBC     179                74      95
FBN      29                11      16
HLN     268                97     148
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     941              142     357
CNN     419              139     208
MSNBC     298              155     154
CNBC     264              103     138
FBN      52                22      28
HLN     425              121     229
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     775              182     391
CNN     316                95     143
MSNBC     299              134     153
CNBC     137                67      68
FBN      23                  4        8
HLN     274              103     150
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     908              184     381
CNN     403              107     159
MSNBC     374              192     212
CNBC     125                62      61
FBN      40                  4      12
HLN     215                58      77

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Note that MSNBC weekend programming after noon isn't live news like their weekday programming. It's specials and documentaries.
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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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