Cable News Ratings for Thursday, November 15, 2012

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November 16th, 2012



Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Thursday, November 15, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,533            334            630
CNN         483            153            219
MSNBC         772            243            384
CNBC         165             48             90
FBN           76             21             32
HLN         175             77             90
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       2,753            503            970
CNN         710            218            329
MSNBC       1,561            464            800
CNBC         217            128            140
FBN           64             20             33
HLN         252            109            121
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,417            345            677
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         324            102            151
MSNBC Morning Joe         620            248            334
CNBC Squawk Box           90             27             49
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         212            108            136
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       2,236            440            912
CNN SITUATION ROOM         886            222            334
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS       1,236            293            563
CNBC FAST MONEY         179             21             70
HLN EVENING EXPRESS           82             15             21
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       2,500            449            904
CNN SITUATION ROOM         751            208            293
MSNBC POLITICS NATION       1,088            337            555
CNBC MAD MONEY         159             46             78
HLN EVENING EXPRESS           97             24             36
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH       2,347            398            836
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         669            214            332
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS       1,173            371            618
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT         185             35             88
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL         190             60             72
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       3,523            625         1,186
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         778            257            365
MSNBC ED SHOW       1,408            429            695
CNBC TRASH INC: GARBAGE         217            115            139
HLN NANCY GRACE         279             86            133
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY       2,551            498            918
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT         801            204            346
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW       1,745            534            943
CNBC CRIME INC: A DEADLY HIGH         230            158            149
HLN WHAT WOULD YOU DO         222            102            114
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA       2,168            387            802
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         551            191            277
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL       1,521            430            752
CNBC AMERICAN GREED         204            111            133
HLN WHAT WOULD YOU DO         256            138            117
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       1,398            321            635
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         397            165            205
MSNBC ED SHOW         767            270            438
CNBC MAD MONEY           92             44             68
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT         238             94            145

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.

  • Tired of Idiotic Comments

    If Barack Obama had a son, he would look like Rachel Maddow.

  • TZCA

    Rachel and Laurence did it again. I suppose I should suck it up and say “Good Job.”

  • Tama

    Ratings starting to look normal pre-election. Maddow and O’Donnell have been leading in the Key Demo since election night. I’m hearing conservatives are tuning out Hannity due to several factors. Immigration, Ann Coulter/Chris Christy, Karl Rove, etc. Michael Savage had some interesting thoughts on Hannity last week.

  • TZCA


    I like Savage and I’ll need to look into his thoughts on Hannity. I’ve heard some are angry with Hannity over his ‘evolution’ on immigration policies; it is sad to me if this is the reason. I think Hannity is too abrasive, and though I can watch Hannity in longer stints than anyone on MSNBC, I can barely watch an entire hour of Hannity.

    I agree with several here who say that Greta is boring. I like Greta, but it is a dull watch. And I get tired of the circular door of interviews with Palin/Trump/McCain.

  • joe

    Another @ss whipping another night. Go RAchel

  • ninja

    Tama can you please explain where you are hearing this information.

  • Mark2

    Rachel is on FIRE!!!

    Rachel beat Hannity in both demos. I almost feel sorry for Hannity, NOT!!!

  • Diamond Dave

    Yeah, I think conversative viewed are still feeling like they’ve had enough of politics for a while, especially with the loss. It’ll bounce back eventually, but it might be a couple months. Maybe once the Benghazi thing starts to really take steam.

  • Mark

    It should be pointed out Allen West has all but lost, so that is another seat for the Democrats when he loses his court fight. The other 2 seats in question are both to close to call, 500 votes apart

  • TZCA


    Roger Hedgecock and Marc Levin have commented on Hannity, mentioning his ‘evolution’ on immigration, his swooning over Karl Rove, etc.

  • ninja

    @ joe ……Lol. Your expectations must be low.

  • Jason

    Wow. I’m guessing either Fox will have to change up their lineup or just be willing to let Rachel beat Hannity during that time slot each night.

    Dumping Keith Olbermann and just using Rachel as their flagship show with a Last Word lead out is the best decision MSNBC ever made.

  • s


    MSNBC ratings are only up because the liberals are all excited that Barack Hussein Obama II was reelected, so they are watching their channel. Conservatives are pissed and have turned off the news for now. Within a few weeks MSNBC’s post-election ratings will die back down to their miserably low numbers from before, and Fox’s ratings will rise back up. By the way, MSNBC still hasn’t beat Fox in total viewership in any timeslot, so it isn’t exactly “on fire”.

  • ninja

    @ TZCA…… I don’t read or follow anything on Mark or Roger. Not sure what you are getting at. Only time I watch Hannity depends on the news of the day.

  • TZCA


    You had asked Tama where she heard what she posted, so I responded to you based on that post.

  • ninja

    Is Hannity moving left? Could be. LOL

  • TZCA

    LOL at Hannity moving left. About as likely as Pelosi taking up the Banner of Conservatism.

  • Rod D

    Hannity’s primary job is to sell Republican propaganda.

    So if the Republican establishment decides it’s time to move “left” with respect to Hispanic-related policies, Hannity will be leading the charge.

    And that’s what’s happening now.

  • ninja

    @ TZCA………Tama said conservatives are tuning out Hannity. Just wanted how this information come about. By the way on android phone and loosing internet reception that requires turn off.

  • Pete S.

    Greg is in for O’reilly tonight. wonder if thats a 1st.

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