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

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October 18th, 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

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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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