Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for Thursday, August 30, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC    2,268        538         996
CNN      572        187         237
MSNBC      718        226         315
CNBC      157         41           83
FBN        91         28           52
HLN      229         90         125
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC    6,642     1,637       2,985
CNN    1,658        581         738
MSNBC    1,573        467         642
CNBC      182         83           92
FBN      298         98         166
HLN      361        120         186
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends    1,360        353         700
CNN Early Start/Starting Point      241         88         106
MSNBC Morning Joe      477        168         256
CNBC Squawk Box      116         37           66
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade      249        128         177
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE    2,002        369         745
CNN SITUATION ROOM      477         86         112
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS      881        186         348
CNBC FAST MONEY      188         16           73
HLN EVENING EXPRESS      169         29           60
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER    2,322        395         852
CNN SITUATION ROOM      457        128         163
MSNBC POLITICS NATION      821        251         372
CNBC MAD MONEY      146         15           62
HLN EVENING EXPRESS      159         39           63
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH    2,542        433       1,006
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012      657        225         281
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,013        260         412
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT      118         22           49
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL      215         44           91
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    4,970     1,001       2,071
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    1,148        394         481
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,230        303         484
CNBC CRIME INC: WAR CNTRFT GDS      143         50           63
HLN NANCY GRACE      453        161         239
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    4,944     1,069       2,064
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    1,497        444         638
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,597        465         664
CNBC CRIME INC HLLYWD ROBBERY      197        101           80
HLN DR. DREW      325         96         153
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC    9,057     2,575       4,281
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    2,327        904       1,093
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    1,876        626         771
CNBC YOUR MONEY YOUR VOTE      205         98         133
HLN NANCY GRACE      306        104         166
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC    7,355     2,118       3,485
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA    3,442        975       1,756
CNN AMERICAS CHOICE 2012    1,758        723         844
MSNBC MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE    2,089        742         924
CNBC MAD MONEY        46         28           37
CNBC YOUR MONEY YOUR VOTE      147         64         105
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT      318        144         188


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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.

Posted by:TV By The Numbers

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