Cable News Ratings for Wednesday, August 29, 2012



Additional RNC information: Once again FOX Business Network’s Election 2012: Republican National Convention special with Neil Cavuto topped rival CNBC’s  Your Money Your Vote special with Larry Kudlow and John Harwood for the second night in a row. See under the table for more.

 

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Wednesday, August 29, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC    2,109        500         940
CNN      611        193         259
MSNBC      639        182         287
CNBC      148         43           79
FBN        77         19           44
HLN      221         81         125
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC    5,858     1,424       2,535
CNN    1,115        342         450
MSNBC    1,301        367         553
CNBC      160         84         101
FBN      213         58         143
HLN      310        115         189
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends    1,325        340         670
CNN Early Start/Starting Point      424        197         229
MSNBC Morning Joe      486        154         263
CNBC Squawk Box      119         50           71
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade      250        124         179
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE    2,198        394         888
CNN SITUATION ROOM      632        102         183
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS      882        187         349
CNBC FAST MONEY      202         12           66
HLN EVENING EXPRESS      227         96           98
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER    2,553        504       1,045
CNN SITUATION ROOM      664        176         211
MSNBC POLITICS NATION      723        216         303
CNBC MAD MONEY      155         27           58
HLN EVENING EXPRESS      242         84           85
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH    2,869        648       1,275
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012      656        169         202
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE      918        286         360
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT      147         47           69
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL      301        106         174
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    4,290        888       1,698
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012      897        227         328
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,159        312         465
CNBC AMER GREED THE FUGITIVES      149         75           98
HLN NANCY GRACE      457        189         281
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY    5,462     1,282       2,308
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    1,109        347         434
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,297        386         595
CNBC AMER GREED THE FUGITIVES      243        148         150
HLN DR. DREW      242         68         138
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC    7,703     2,067       3,545
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    1,340        451         589
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,441        402         593
CNBC YOUR MONEY YOUR VOTE        87         27           56
HLN NANCY GRACE      231         87         148
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC    5,889     1,684       2,846
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA    2,893        841       1,410
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    1,033        366         527
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,384        434         626
CNBC MAD MONEY        56         22           32
CNBC YOUR MONEY YOUR VOTE        64         20           32
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT      197         65         102

 

FBN’s Election 2012: Republican National Convention special with Neil Cavuto

8pm: 205,000 P2+/44,000 demo

9pm: 245,000 P2+/80,000 demo

10pm: 190,000 P2+/49,000 demo

11-11:30pm: 130,000 P2+/35,000 demo

 

CNBC’s Your Money Your Vote special with Larry Kudlow and John Harwood

10pm: 79,000 P2+/25,000 demo

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, 2012)

CNN/HLN: 99.727 million HHs

CNBC: 97.497 million HHs

FNC: 97.981 million HHs

MSNBC: 95.526 million HHs

Fox Business: 68.407 million HHs

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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