Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, August 29-30, 2015

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         717            128            267
CNN         484            124            227
MSNBC         316            112            172
CNBC           75             30             36
FBN           29               8             15
HLN         349            139            194
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         842             96            206
CNN         392            124            199
MSNBC         332            134            191
CNBC         249             81             97
FBN           37             14             18
HLN         350            135            168
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC         692            132            265
CNN         427            134            221
MSNBC         316            113            160
CNBC           76             36             44
FBN           59               7             29
HLN         352            149            202
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC         811            192            329
CNN         489            170            242
MSNBC         362            131            188
CNBC         189             84             98
FBN         105             10             54
HLN         438            166            234

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2015 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.–


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 February, 2015)

CNN/HLN: 97.1 million HHs

CNBC: 93.6 million HHs

FNC: 94.7 million HHs

MSNBC: 94.5 million HHs

Fox Business: 79.9 million HHs

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.