Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29 2012



Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, April 28-29, 2012

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         785            179            324
CNN         399            119            173
MSNBC         319            153            152
CNBC           68             30             38
FBN           20               4               9
HLN         290            118            179
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         963            161            316
CNN         647            176            281
MSNBC         447            186            223
CNBC         240             80            122
FBN           30               3             12
HLN         391            162            271
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         780            187            328
CNN         347             86            133
MSNBC         327            136            144
CNBC           51             20             28
FBN           28             11             14
HLN         326            111            204
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         880            163            331
CNN         413             99            156
MSNBC         372            173            163
CNBC         128             36             57
FBN           49             14             19
HLN         469            146            272


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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