Cable News Ratings for Wednesday May 16, 2012



 

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for May 16, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,159            325            557
CNN         274             70            103
MSNBC         412            111            180
CNBC         152             41             86
FBN           56             10             25
HLN         194             66            109
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       2,155            486            905
CNN         423            121            171
MSNBC         844            226            388
CNBC         103             39             56
FBN           34             13             19
HLN         275             83            128
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,127            350            555
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         165             62             78
MSNBC Morning Joe         340            118            183
CNBC Squawk Box         151             52             95
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         278            142            212
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       1,546            395            658
CNN SITUATION ROOM         430             64            130
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         720            111            262
CNBC FAST MONEY         199             33            106
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT         170             49             80
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       1,732            450            712
CNN JOHN KING USA         316             52             87
MSNBC POLITICS NATION         641            108            245
CNBC MAD MONEY         249             78            162
HLN PRIME NEWS         217             37             92
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH       1,490            437            728
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         297             79            122
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         610            111            273
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT         171             45             88
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL         172             42             71
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       2,905            618         1,167
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         379            103            137
MSNBC ED SHOW         774            162            369
CNBC TRASH INC: GARBAGE           70             28             44
HLN NANCY GRACE         394            112            173
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY       2,038            426            883
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT         417            103            167
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW         923            265            430
CNBC AMERICAN GREED         106             46             67
HLN DR. DREW         236             73            119
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA       1,507            412            665
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         473            157            209
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL         834            252            366
CNBC AMERICAN GREED         133             42             58
HLN NANCY GRACE         208             66             96
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       1,201            430            684
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         171             55             57
MSNBC ED SHOW         518            170            197
CNBC MAD MONEY           99             37             65
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT         264             59            122


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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