Cable News Ratings For Saturday-Sunday, May 5-6 2012

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, May 5-6, 2012

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         765            198            310
CNN         314             85            128
MSNBC         324            154            155
CNBC           80             47             57
FBN           26               9             12
HLN         318            126            192
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       1,034            172            323
CNN         377            102            134
MSNBC         390            213            192
CNBC         264            113            155
FBN           44             10             16
HLN         445            141            265
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         739            173            293
CNN         298             88            116
MSNBC         329            159            170
CNBC           60             36             38
FBN           21               8               9
HLN         342            126            189
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         935            215            318
CNN         393             84            113
MSNBC         456            208            250
CNBC         163             74             98
FBN           41             19             23
HLN         440            115            241


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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