Cable News Ratings for Tuesday, May 8, 2012; Erin Burnett Outfront Goes Low



At 7pm Erin Burnett Outfront scratched (failed to meet minimum Nielsen reporting levels -for more information go here) in the adults 25-54 demographic with 46,000 viewers.

According to Nielsen data for last night, CNN’s Outfront delivered an all time low since the 10/3/11 launch.  The previous low had been on 4/26/12 when it averaged 63,000 adults 25-54.

The 2am repeat of ‘Outfront’ also scratched in the 25-54 demo with 46,000 viewers.

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for May 8, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC    1,151        284         505
CNN      284         88         117
MSNBC      400         91         163
CNBC      142         31           71
FBN        65         13           27
HLN      192         71         103
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC    2,048        465         887
CNN      406        133         182
MSNBC      876        219         366
CNBC      165         39           82
FBN        44         13           23
HLN      298         88         151
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends      962        230         488
CNN Early Start/Starting Point      221         90         104
MSNBC Morning Joe      327         96         155
CNBC Squawk Box      109         35           61
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade      235        100         123
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE    1,800        431         701
CNN SITUATION ROOM      401         81         118
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS      657        109         214
CNBC FAST MONEY      151         24           62
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT      166         25           50
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER    1,808        347         683
CNN JOHN KING USA      301         73         114
MSNBC POLITICS NATION      677        106         246
CNBC MAD MONEY      163         29           78
HLN PRIME NEWS      274         73         122
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH    1,676        345         743
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT      303         46         107
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS      665        122         271
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT      171         46           70
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL      317         83         160
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    2,698        512       1,099
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360      442         96         186
MSNBC ED SHOW      871        170         357
CNBC CRIME INC: HUMAN TRAFFICK      108         40           69
HLN NANCY GRACE      476        141         251
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY    1,881        504         896
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT      358        114         153
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW      927        264         406
CNBC 60 MINUTES ON CNBC      175         36           88
CNBC DR. DREW      200         51           92
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION      168         43           81
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA    1,546        379         665
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360      416        190         206
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL      828        222         335
CNBC 60 MINUTES ON CNBC      213         40           90
HLN NANCY GRACE      235         78         120
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    1,198        348         597
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT      272        145         142
MSNBC ED SHOW      439        111         177
CNBC MAD MONEY      146         55           99
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT      234         72         113


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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