Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

May 2006 Cable News Ratings (Why we are winning).
mediabistro.com ^

Posted on 06/27/2006 1:42:28 PM PDT by MNJohnnie

May 2006 Weekday Competitive Program Ranker

May 2006: 5/1/2006 - 5/26/2006

NETWORK PROGRAM NAME AA% AA(000) AA(000) AA(000)

FOX THE OREILLY FACTOR 1.8 1,558 2,003 375

FOXN HANNITY & COLMES 1.2 1,096 1,378 296

FOXN ON THE RECORD W/GRETA 1.2 1,034 1,284 280

FOXN THE FOX REPORT W/S.SMITH 1.1 968 1,211 290

FOXN SPECIAL REPORTW/BRIT HUME 1.1 950 1,186 226

FOXN THE OREILLY FACTOR (RPT) 1.0 845 1,068 287

CNN LARRY KING LIVE 0.9 841 992 194

FOXN THE BIG STORY W/J GIBSON 0.8 752 898 166

FOXN FOX AND FRIENDS 0.9 775 863 333

FOXN STUDIO B W/S.SMITH 0.8 741 852 200

CNN LOU DOBBS TONIGHT 0.8 702 803 200

FOXN YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO 0.8 683 794 175

FOXN FOX NEWS LIVE 0.8 692 786 207

FOXN DAYSIDE 0.8 676 756 215

CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360 0.6 549 635 214

CNN SITUATION ROOM 0.5 487 550 157

CNN PAULA ZAHN NOW 0.5 477 549 129

FOXN FOX & FRIENDS FIRST 0.5 486 512 225

CNN CNN LIVE 0.4 351 389 137

CNN LIVE FROM 0.4 356 388 125

CNN AMERICAN MORNING 0.4 340 372 151

MSNB MSNBC INVESTIGATES 0.4 311 369 195

HLN NANCY GRACE 0.3 303 368 120

MSNB HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS 0.4 313 358 116

CNN CNN YOUR WORLD TODAY 0.4 324 354 122

MSNB COUNTDOWN W/ K. OLBERMANN 0.3 264 314 114

MSNB SCARBOROUGH COUNTRY 0.3 269 312 105

MSNB IMUS IN THE MORNING 0.3 273 295 107

Source: Nielsen Media Research, all regularly scheduled programs airing M-F 6am-12am excluding breaking news & specials. Program Name Averages. Only scheduled programs with 2+ telecasts included.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biasmeanslayoffs; cablenews; dbm; dinosaurfishwraps; msmwoes; ratings; tv
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-8081-85 next last
I edited out the CNBC since they are primarily a Financial network and anyone with less then a 0.2 share for viewers
1 posted on 06/27/2006 1:42:30 PM PDT by MNJohnnie
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie

Wouldn't it be a kick if Lou Dobbs went over to FOX?


2 posted on 06/27/2006 1:46:30 PM PDT by austinaero
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie
Thanks for posting this Johnnie! ;*)
I think Brit would do better if he was on later.
3 posted on 06/27/2006 1:47:10 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! www.irey.com and www.vets4Irey.com - Now more than Ever!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: austinaero

HAAAA! Yeah that would be killer.


4 posted on 06/27/2006 1:47:18 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Fire Murtha Now! Spread the word. Support Diana Irey. http://www.irey.com/)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie
Wow. If I'm reading this correctly LarryKing...LARRY KING fer Lord's sake!...kis the highest rated segment on CNN!

Also note that a now show for Glenn Beck although he may be too new to show. I wouldn't be surprised if he crashes and burns though. He's spread himself too thin IMO.

prisoner6

5 posted on 06/27/2006 1:47:31 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts hold the country together as the loose screws of the Left fall out.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: austinaero

Lou Dobbs is democrat a**hole and a Bush hater.


6 posted on 06/27/2006 1:48:14 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: prisoner6
I gotta get my fingers fixed...sorry for the typos...

prisoner6

7 posted on 06/27/2006 1:48:39 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts hold the country together as the loose screws of the Left fall out.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: prisoner6

You are correct. Larry King is CNNs highest rated show.


8 posted on 06/27/2006 1:48:47 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Fire Murtha Now! Spread the word. Support Diana Irey. http://www.irey.com/)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie
LARDBALL
9 posted on 06/27/2006 1:49:21 PM PDT by new yorker 77 (FAKE POLLS DO NOT TRANSLATE INTO REAL VOTERS!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie

So... the REPEAT of O'Reilly does better than ANYTHING CNN puts out?


10 posted on 06/27/2006 1:49:35 PM PDT by txhurl
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: txflake

Yeah, that is pretty cool! But O'reilly is on at a really ackward time. 5pm is when people are trying to get home, so I'd imagine the rerun numbers would be pretty high.


11 posted on 06/27/2006 1:51:34 PM PDT by The Blitherer ("These are not dark days, these are great days." W. S. Churchill)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie

Cable still has such a teeny, tiny percent of viewers. I remember getting a call from Nielson asking if the network I was working for was "off the air" because it was only registering 2 million viewers...and that was daytime.


12 posted on 06/27/2006 1:51:51 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: txflake

HHHAAAA! YES, the REPEAT of O'Reily gets MORE viewers then anything on MSNBC or CNN


13 posted on 06/27/2006 1:52:18 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Fire Murtha Now! Spread the word. Support Diana Irey. http://www.irey.com/)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie
Related Thread:

Ailes 'Fuming' at Fox News Channel

 

14 posted on 06/27/2006 1:52:32 PM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie

Wow Fox is killing them in every time slot. I'd only ever seen the prime time numbers. Fox is way ahead around the clock, and not just from 8-11PM.


15 posted on 06/27/2006 1:52:43 PM PDT by KoRn
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: The Blitherer

ahem...sorry, I meant "awkward".


16 posted on 06/27/2006 1:52:50 PM PDT by The Blitherer ("These are not dark days, these are great days." W. S. Churchill)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: The Blitherer

We should flood email CNN - 'you guys can't even place above RE-RUNS of FNC shows?'


17 posted on 06/27/2006 1:53:55 PM PDT by txhurl
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Just A Nobody
"I think Brit would do better if he was on later."

Yeah, we'll really know we're winning when Brit is at the top of the list.

18 posted on 06/27/2006 1:54:08 PM PDT by Rokke
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: Deb
Cable still has such a teeny, tiny percent of viewers.

Which is irrelevant because we are not comparing cable to anything BUT other cable shows. If you want to compare apples to oranges how about the fact that the Top 5 Conservative Talk Radio hosts reach more people each day then any of the nightly news casts?

19 posted on 06/27/2006 1:54:59 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Fire Murtha Now! Spread the word. Support Diana Irey. http://www.irey.com/)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: MNJohnnie

From the looks of the ratings it seems Rita Cosby going to MSNBC was a good move for FNC.


20 posted on 06/27/2006 1:55:23 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-8081-85 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson