Cable News Ratings for Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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Note: from 9-10PM a repeat of The Willis Report on FBN beat the second episode of CNBC’s Crowd Rules, marking the first ever non-special primetime win for FBN over CNBC.

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Tuesday, May 21, 2013

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,472            286            581
CNN         730            293            375
MSNBC         345            109            160
CNBC         130             31             60
FBN           62               6             25
HLN         905            273            461
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       2,390            391            872
CNN         890            377            513
MSNBC         461            143            208
CNBC           90             25             38
FBN           76             10             31
HLN         965            311            546
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,377            328            616
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         629            302            371
MSNBC Morning Joe         427            140            221
CNBC Squawk Box         114             29             64
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         309            151            228
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       2,229            355            814
CNN SITUATION ROOM         975            357            455
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         494             87            171
CNBC FAST MONEY         148             10             51
HLN EVENING EXPRESS       1,998            485            924
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       2,163            351            772
CNN SITUATION ROOM         773            346            395
MSNBC POLITICS NATION         400            103            162
CNBC MAD MONEY         107             27             31
HLN EVENING EXPRESS       1,880            491            842
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH       1,924            340            726
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         777            314            405
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         385            112            159
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT           90             29             48
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL       1,542            417            717
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       3,211            476         1,081
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         902            362            522
MSNBC ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES         377            113            165
CNBC CROWD RULES           15               6             10
HLN NANCY GRACE       1,167            377            631
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY       2,389            436            879
CNN PIERS MORGAN LIVE         864            369            513
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW         590            182            262
CNBC CROWD RULES           43             12             14
HLN DR. DREW ON CALL         958            289            564
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA       1,548            260            646
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         903            400            502
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL         414            135            198
CNBC AMERICAN GREED         211             58             91
HLN HLN AFTER DARK         771            267            444
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       1,487            301            744
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         504            223            315
MSNBC ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES         256             72            110
CNBC MAD MONEY           89             20             27
HLN HLN AFTER DARK         675            240            380

 


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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

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