Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Thursday, August 23, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC       1,311            317            610
CNN         340            101            144
MSNBC         546            168            254
CNBC         160             62             92
FBN           54             16             29
HLN         277            123            166
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC       2,439            473         1,080
CNN         505            149            247
MSNBC       1,163            330            497
CNBC         227            148            147
FBN           98             38             48
HLN         417            139            231
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends       1,143            312            583
CNN Early Start/Starting Point         198             87             98
MSNBC Morning Joe         430            163            258
CNBC Squawk Box         159             55             94
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade         305            183            229
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE       2,004            449            890
CNN SITUATION ROOM         535            151            194
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         940            223            410
CNBC FAST MONEY         130             39             72
HLN EVENING EXPRESS         168             75             82
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER       2,011            420            874
CNN SITUATION ROOM         409            105            147
MSNBC POLITICS NATION         796            180            283
CNBC MAD MONEY         147             47             66
HLN EVENING EXPRESS         149             51             72
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH       1,765            399            813
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         414            108            163
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS         909            213            357
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT         144             42             57
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL         321             98            166
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       2,682            521         1,178
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         501            133            248
MSNBC ED SHOW       1,135            299            492
CNBC CRIME INC GRND THEFT AUTO         145             74             90
HLN NANCY GRACE         494            165            258
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY       2,482            518         1,147
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT         603            154            283
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW       1,254            364            530
CNBC CRIME INC: SECRETS 4 SALE         234            144            144
HLN DR. DREW         414            132            237
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA       2,139            376            914
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360         410            161            211
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL       1,098            324            465
CNBC AMERICAN GREED         301            226            207
HLN NANCY GRACE         342            120            197
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR       1,196            361            647
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT         333            161            176
MSNBC ED SHOW         685            238            324
CNBC MAD MONEY           95             57             65
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT         358            122            164


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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

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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