Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2, 2011



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     723              187     351
CNN     375              131     165
MSNBC     359              185     195
CNBC     183                82     109
FBN      26                  3      10
HLN     290              102     153
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     962              122     339
CNN     390              143     197
MSNBC     462              256     272
CNBC     276              118     158
FBN      39                  7        9
HLN     324                86     148
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     678              157     334
CNN     307                97     127
MSNBC     310              144     163
CNBC     152                66      73
FBN      27                  7      14
HLN     240              101     139
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     886              129     336
CNN     358              129     150
MSNBC     352              150     194
CNBC     210                89     104
FBN      39                13      20
HLN     221                76      97


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 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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