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Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, April 7-8, 2012

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April 10th, 2012

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, April 7-8, 2012

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         727            190            323
CNN         341            104            149
MSNBC         320            158            164
CNBC           72             30             36
FBN           24               6             13
HLN         323            117            178
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         890            163            292
CNN         392            120            154
MSNBC         394            186            187
CNBC         270            101            139
FBN           53               8             18
HLN         490            126            224
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         687            184            320
CNN         301             87            134
MSNBC         313            156            159
CNBC           56             21             28
FBN           21               6             11
HLN         370            157            204
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         806            147            278
CNN         396            104            162
MSNBC         349            193            200
CNBC         181             64             90
FBN           47             17             29
HLN         602            190            296

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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

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Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
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