Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for May 22, 2012

P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC    1,119        274         499
CNN      303         91         139
MSNBC      386        113         158
CNBC      160         40           91
FBN        64         12           26
HLN      178         72         102
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC    2,042        391         820
CNN      336        117         164
MSNBC      727        197         282
CNBC      124         58           70
FBN        44           9           13
HLN      241         74         134
Net Morning programs (6-9 AM) P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FOX & Friends    1,085        300         526
CNN Early Start/Starting Point      216         70         115
MSNBC Morning Joe      338        134         176
CNBC Squawk Box      178         51         110
HLN Morning Express w/ Meade      232        127         153
Net 5PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC FIVE, THE    1,517        311         582
CNN SITUATION ROOM      448         97         182
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS      586        108         215
CNBC FAST MONEY      152         27           97
HLN HLN SPECIAL REPORT      151         64           79
Net 6PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER    1,601        303         616
CNN JOHN KING USA      332         68         124
MSNBC POLITICS NATION      557        147         231
CNBC MAD MONEY      163         37         122
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION      190         59         105
Net 7PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH    1,536        322         648
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT      331        106         139
MSNBC HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS      608        152         221
CNBC KUDLOW REPORT      157         32           79
HLN JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL      210         76         115
Net 8PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    2,790        496       1,028
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360      328        102         157
MSNBC ED SHOW      681        177         279
CNBC WALT: MAN BEHIND THE MYTH      127         51           63
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION      258        126         158
Net 9PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC HANNITY    1,903        377         816
CNN PIERS MORGAN TONIGHT      308        111         148
MSNBC RACHEL MADDOW SHOW      866        255         335
CNBC WALT: MAN BEHIND THE MYTH      147         71           77
HLN DR. DREW      162         51           80
HLN HLN LOCAL EDITION      150         40           79
Net 10PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC ON THE RECORD W/GRETA    1,416        299         608
CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360      372        138         188
MSNBC LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL      636        157         231
CNBC 60 MINUTES ON CNBC        98         53           69
HLN NANCY GRACE      250         60         151
Net 11PM P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC THE OREILLY FACTOR    1,178        334         617
CNN ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT      312        140         180
MSNBC ED SHOW      425        151         178
CNBC MAD MONEY        93         52           69
HLN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT      179         57           74


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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, 2011)

CNN/HLN: 101.12 million HHs

CNBC: 98.62 million HHs

FNC: 99.15 million HHs

MSNBC: 95.72 million HHs

Fox Business: 58.15 million HHs

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

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