Cable News Ratings for Friday, April 20, 2012



 

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for April 20, 2012

Note: CNBC showed live coverage of the NHL quarter-finals instead of some of its usual programming.

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,175            283            521
CNN         313             99            134
MSNBC         400            129            173
CNBC         186             57             96
FBN           56             15             26
HLN         222             82            125
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       1,933            384            793
CNN         413            125            178
MSNBC         665            211            300
CNBC         517            232            223
FBN           35               8             14
HLN         329             99            159
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,088            312            596
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         230             73            110
MSNBC Morning Joe         403            165            232
CNBC Squawk Box         130             28             89
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         213            101            150
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       1,639            352            741
CNN SITUATION ROOM         403            100            162
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         609            115            178
CNBC MONEY IN MOTION         129             13             51
CNBC OPTIONS ACTION         146             10             73
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT         179             34             52
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       1,813            436            745
CNN JOHN KING USA         353             91            125
MSNBC POLITICS NATION         609            120            194
CNBC MAD MONEY         155             32             73
HLN PRIME NEWS         191             54            100
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH       1,442            355            640
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         362            130            158
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         622            117            254
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT         141             31             57
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL         304            116            198
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       2,593            526         1,074
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         333            100            150
MSNBC ED SHOW         754            176            325
CNBC NHL QTR FINALS L         378            187            162
HLN NANCY GRACE         417            138            200
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY SPECIAL       1,699            354            700
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT         500            143            208
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW         816            241            329
CNBC NHL QTR FINALS L         523            207            222
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION         273             65            118
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA       1,483            271            603
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         406            133            176
MSNBC MSNBC INVESTIGATES         426            216            245
CNBC NHL LIVE POST QTR FINALS         332            125            106
CNBC NHL QTR FINALS L         833            406            392
HLN NANCY GRACE         281             84            150
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       1,170            349            603
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         332            147            189
MSNBC MSNBC INVESTIGATES         430            224            219
CNBC MAD MONEY           66             25             24
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT         216             72            110



For other days cable news ratings click here.

Note: We post all the cable news ratings we get.

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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