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Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, December 24-25, 2011

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December 28th, 2011

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, December 24-25, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     656              170     339
CNN     365              124     148
MSNBC     296              129     144
CNBC     141                32      46
FBN      22                  6      12
HLN     287              102     148
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     626              138     262
CNN     396              132     133
MSNBC     300              153     124
CNBC     191                41      62
FBN      12                  1        3
HLN     345                93     176
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC     541              126     252
CNN     246                79     121
MSNBC     407              219     219
CNBC     203                73     123
FBN      22                  3        7
HLN     231              105     146
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC     648              130     231
CNN     295                84     118
MSNBC     429              229     236
CNBC     267                85     163
FBN      36                  7      10
HLN     148                51      79

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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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