Reader MikeS has updated his long running 5-11pm weekday Cable News network comparison average viewership (in thousands) chart through the month of February. He removed the Olympics coverage from the MSNBC averages.
The trend lines above are 30 day moving averages.
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Nielsen Cable Network Coverage Estimates (as of December, 2009)
CNN/HLN: 100.22 million HHs
CNBC: 97.59 million HHs
FNC: 98.04 million HHs
MSNBC: 93.0 million HHs
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