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Cable News Ratings for Friday, May 18, 2012

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May 21st, 2012

 

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for May 18, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,105            263            482
CNN         268             78            119
MSNBC         383            113            150
CNBC         199             62            117
FBN           56             17             30
HLN         192             86            114
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       2,033            362            752
CNN         455            113            193
MSNBC         572            157            239
CNBC         206             92            155
FBN           29             19             21
HLN         301            125            163
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,102            273            498
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         166             77            104
MSNBC Morning Joe         403            149            191
CNBC Squawk Box         148             55             99
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         238            136            170
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       1,320            309            598
CNN Situation Room         454            141            200
MSNBC Hardball WITH C. MATTHEWS         643            105            210
CNBC MONEY IN MOTION         180             35             84
CNBC OPTIONS ACTION         200             56            111
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT           97             30             49
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       1,486            327            631
CNN John King USA         367            106            122
MSNBC POLITICS NATION         686            142            263
CNBC Mad Money         176             47             91
HLN Prime News         182             91             82
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC The Fox Report W/S.SMITH       1,309            270            526
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         269             69             98
MSNBC Hardball WITH C. MATTHEWS         636            139            286
CNBC Kudlow Report         184             27             56
HLN TRADING THE GLOBE         157             14             35
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       2,500            371            787
CNN Anderson Cooper 360         336             89            124
MSNBC Ed Show         698            135            292
CNBC The Apprentice         183             75            139
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION         300            134            183
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC Hannity SPECIAL       2,088            400            851
CNN Piers Morgan Tonight         577            137            248
MSNBC Rachel Maddow Show         744            200            303
CNBC The Apprentice         242            115            185
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION         246            110            129
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD SPCL       1,486            316            618
CNN Anderson Cooper 360         453            113            207
MSNBC MSNBC INVESTIGATES         270            135            121
CNBC APOCALYPSE 2012         192             86            141
HLN Nancy Grace         242            103            151
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       1,121            335            609
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         221             60            113
MSNBC MSNBC INVESTIGATES         413            251            164
CNBC Mad Money           93             53             80
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT         193             78            110

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Note: We post all the cable news ratings we get.

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.

 
  • Ratboy

    @ MWA
    Posted May 22, 2012 at 1:26 PM
    @Hillbilly
    Don’t expect a answer from Jeffy,Jeffy is below the
    ‘stupid’ line.

    Jeffie is better than he was. He just makes some posts that can have holes shot it them pretty easy some times because he has not broadened his sources yet. give him time and he will research more :)

    He did not answer the post I shot down yesterday about the “Obama Regime”/FOX thing either but it is ok that is how we learn

  • Ratboy

    Now Biden is below the stupid line!!!!!!! Obama had what kind experiance again?????????

    Joe Biden: Working In Private Equity ‘No More Qualifies You To Be President Than Being A Plumber’

    http://www.mediaite.com/online/joe-biden-working-in-private-equity-no-more-qualifies-you-to-be-president-than-being-a-plumber/

  • Ratboy

    Now do you think Obumbles will listen to this???? I think not!

    CBO: Recession in 2013 unless Congress acts on fiscal issues

    The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday that unless lawmakers act to prevent scheduled tax increases and spending cuts at the end of the year, a recession will likely result in early 2013.

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