Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2012

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, April 21-22, 2012

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         812            216            342
CNN         338            103            137
MSNBC         290            127            140
CNBC           64             29             36
FBN           26               9             14
HLN         282             97            161
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         984            199            282
CNN         370             83            131
MSNBC         414            210            216
CNBC         282            145            151
FBN           25             10             10
HLN         354             80            166
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         868            223            375
CNN         360             97            140
MSNBC         325            147            170
CNBC           73             41             42
FBN           29             11             13
HLN         370            145            223
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       1,062            209            418
CNN         431             89            143
MSNBC         395            208            234
CNBC         223            132            135
FBN           67             22             24
HLN         435            142            265


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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