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

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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


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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