Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9, 2011



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, October 8-9, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC  736  182  363
CNN  360  109  153
MSNBC  276  134  143
CNBC  160  53  87
FBN  30  8  13
HLN  293  106  177
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC  1,065  167  401
CNN  360  103  140
MSNBC  363  177  195
CNBC  206  54  106
FBN  38  4  10
HLN  402  108  214
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC  730  178  361
CNN  304  92  140
MSNBC  234  92  116
CNBC  171  59  91
FBN  19  5  11
HLN  246  106  153
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC  887  147  310
CNN  335  80  116
MSNBC  252  90  134
CNBC  163  67  99
FBN  35  9  17
HLN  261  71  118


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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