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

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October 4th, 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

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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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