Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, March 17-18, 2012



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, March 17-18, 2012

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         654            153            272
CNN         335             95            135
MSNBC         340            155            159
CNBC         151             57             84
FBN           36               8             16
HLN         262             97            150
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         897            127            265
CNN         387            103            157
MSNBC         415            197            202
CNBC         197             69            107
FBN           52               7             14
HLN         328            102            186
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         693            168            288
CNN         367            114            154
MSNBC         396            169            175
CNBC         129             73             76
FBN           43             10             18
HLN         310            111            171
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         715            133            266
CNN         618            199            267
MSNBC         496            279            255
CNBC         145             74             79
FBN           65               8             23
HLN         460             99            194


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: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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