Cable News Ratings for Friday, December 7, 2012

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December 10th, 2012

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Friday, December 7, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,108            252            451
CNN         302             92            137
MSNBC         578            160            262
CNBC         157             46             85
FBN           44             15             28
HLN         207             80            111
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       1,597            274            511
CNN         432            115            156
MSNBC         963            243            414
CNBC         165             63             82
FBN           48             23             28
HLN         314             96            155
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,234            314            587
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         232            100            120
MSNBC Morning Joe         587            188            308
CNBC Squawk Box         138             51             76
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         184            110            150
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       1,719            348            713
CNN SITUATION ROOM         438             99            162
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         947            211            382
CNBC MONEY IN MOTION         140             40             80
HLN EVENING EXPRESS         100             14             29
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       1,645            316            571
CNN SITUATION ROOM         379            134            156
MSNBC POLITICS NATION         738            215            348
CNBC MAD MONEY         115             47             75
HLN EVENING EXPRESS         130             37             50
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH       1,586            289            590
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         283             94             99
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         707            192            308
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT         101             18             44
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL         189             64             93
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       2,177            360            703
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         368            108            155
MSNBC ED SHOW       1,020            250            396
CNBC HOW I MADE MY MILLIONS         134             50             59
HLN NANCY GRACE MYSTERIES         302             89            159
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY       1,438            250            468
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT         569            121            163
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW       1,022            269            463
CNBC CRIME INC: DEADLY PRSCRP         192             60             86
HLN WEEKEND MYSTERIES         267             81            132
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA       1,165            213            363
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         360            117            151
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL         846            209            383
CNBC AMERICAN GREED         168             77             99
HLN WEEKEND MYSTERIES         374            118            173
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR         896            243            446
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         290            104            186
MSNBC ED SHOW         506            147            198
CNBC MAD MONEY           48             17             39
HLN NANCY GRACE MYSTERIES         314            126            192

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.

  • Letmethink

    Morning All
    Morning all, Big Ben I totally agree with your post. Thr money would be better spent equalizing the messaging agents not changing conservative values. Wonder what is happening with the new network Sicilian Pappa mentioned earlier?
    Coffee how are you doing after the dental visit?

  • Letmethink

    Oops sorry about double good morning

  • Ratboy

    Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooood Morning!
    A very light dusting of snow overnight. Ok, thats enough now, lets bring summer back!

  • Ratboy

    Wel I guess government DOES create jobs…………….well at least the government under King Obama!

    You may have noticed some economic difficulties across the country in recent years among family, friends, neighbors, colleagues. One sector is doing quite nicely, however, under Barack Hussein Obama.

    In the 1,420 days since he took the oath of office, the federal government has daily hired on average 101 new employees. Every day. Seven days a week. All 202 weeks. That makes 143,000 more federal workers than when Obama talked forever on that cold day in January of 2009.

    Under Obama the total federal workforce has surpassed two million for the first time since the first Clinton term, now sitting about the 2.2 ,million level.

  • TZCA

    Good morning Letmethink.

    Sicilian Pappa has posted several times about needing a fourth network. Did he actually say there was one in the works?

    I haven’t been able to make sense of what he was saying. There are three main non-subscriber networks: ABC, CBS, NBC. But there are multiple subscriber networks: CNN, MSNBC, FOX, HLN, and there is the newer CurrentTV.

    I always enjoyed Sicilian Pappa’s rants which concluded with “that media is a nice poodle to own.” :twisted:

  • TZCA

    Hiya Ratboy, good morning.

  • Letmethink

    @TZCA–Yes SP is one of my favorite posters. Glad he has found someone and is happy but miss his posts–particularly the one you mentioned. I believe he meant a new non-suscriber network.
    Morning Ratboy—I am with you–ready for summer or even spring–which usually lasts for one day here in Texas–

  • TZCA


    Yeah, I’m glad he found someone, too. I hope it works out for him.

    I supposed he was talking about a non-subscriber network, but his context sometimes confused me.

  • Letmethink

    I miss the posts of dd and Sunshine also. Maybe after the first of the year they will be back. I haven’t had much time to post either. In fact just about to leave for the day.
    Have a great one all.
    Oh by the way–Early Start/Starting Point broke 200. I am really curious as to what new management will do with that program. My bet is that it goes even further left to compete with msnbc.

  • Diamond Dave

    Just to be clear, everything that RedBarSoap was arguing about—the poll that he was clinging so loyally to—WAS A TOTAL HOAX!!! It was all over the Internet yesterday. Tons of liberal sites fell for it. Here is the story for everyone to read:


    So let the cards fall where they may….

  • Diamond Dave
  • TZCA

    Diamond Dave,

    But, but, but ….

    RedBarSoup posted the information, like 50 times. We are all, like, ignorant. There is nothing RedBarSoup can do for us as we insist on floundering about in our fantasy bubble and just couldn’t accept the ‘facts’ he presented to us.

    Thanks for the link. It was good reading.

  • Mt Rick

    Letmethink – Oh by the way–Early Start/Starting Point broke 200. I am really curious as to what new management will do with that program. My bet is that it goes even further left to compete with msnbc.

    There is a report that Zucker is thinking about moving Erin Burnett to the morning slot and pairing her up with a male co-host to compete with the other morning shows. There was no indication on what they were going to do with Solidad Obrien. They may have Obrien, Burnett and a male co-host.

  • sunshine

    @ Letmethink

    I just posted a long post and (pooooooof) lost it.

    I do read but don’t post much. I can’t handle in your face winners as much as I can’t handle sore losers. I explained and told a story about my Canadian city in lockdown yesterday because of the Messiah’s visit to Detroit. Lots of lost revenues.
    I also miss reading dd’s posts.
    I have seen where other lefty posters believe some of us have crawled under a rock after losing the election.
    Not so but I must say I will patiently wait for the buyers remorse to set in.
    To those who voted for B O with all the success he had in his first term all I can say is you deserve what you get.

    MERRY CHRISTMAS and best wishes to those who celebrate other things during this season.

    HOLIDAY HUGS from sunshine

  • Ratboy

    I HAVE MISSED YOU!!!! I bet you had a good laugh a couple weeks ago as you peeked through the windows watching me crawl around the house on my hands and knees when I messed up my back! :lol:

    I have not been around as much either between the back thing and trying to close a bunch of projects out by the end of the year plus tryingto post anything intelligent when the loons are on the lake is almost impossible! :lol:

    You better keep on peeking in!

  • AppleStinx

    TZCA wrote: “…Sicilian Pappa has posted several times about needing …. I haven’t been able to make sense of what he was saying.”

    That’s one common unintended consequence of being hit in the eye with a big pizza-pie: the brain turns to mozzarella. :grin:

  • TZCA

    Thanks AppleStinx

    A Lady-and-the-Tramp tune always help to lighten up the day :smile:

  • RedBarSoup

    Republican campaign consultant Scott Tranter appeared on a panel Monday hosted by the Pew Center on the States to discuss the long lines and voter ID controversies that plagued the 2012 election. In his comments, Tranter seemed to imply that he believed these issues were helpful to Republicans and should be pursued for that reason.

    “A lot of us are campaign officials — or campaign professionals — and we want to do everything we can to help our side. Sometimes we think that’s voter ID, sometimes we think that’s longer lines — whatever it may be,” Tranter said with a laugh.

    Tranter owns Vlytics, a company that was paid more than $3,000 by former presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign for “data consulting.”

  • clinging to god

    Boy, RedBarSoup sure changed the subject really quickly didn’t he…what a moron…

  • AppleStinx

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