Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, October 15-16, 2011



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, October 15-16, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     752              183     356
CNN     355                95     146
MSNBC     314              121     146
CNBC     158                67      92
FBN      27                  5      12
HLN     254                85     157
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC  1,014              134     317
CNN     332                84     124
MSNBC     418              199     235
CNBC     225                86     125
FBN      33                  5        9
HLN     420              128     216
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     636              141     307
CNN     333              103     156
MSNBC     287              124     151
CNBC     154                71      92
FBN      22                  5      12
HLN     228                94     132
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     972              152     348
CNN     491              126     189
MSNBC     315              129     158
CNBC     170                82     122
FBN      30                10      16
HLN     176                44      89


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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