TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

2005: Raw Numbers: Hourly Data, 2005 vs. 2004, For 3pm to Midnight

For the first time ever on TVNewser, hourly year-to-year comparisons for nine key hours of cable news. This took an hour to format, so you better enjoy it:

3 to 4pm:

25-54 demographic:

  2005 2004 % difference
FNC310,000285,000+9%
CNN152,000116,000+31%
MSNBC75,00058,000+29%
HLN71,00067,000+6%
CNBC45,00080,000-44%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,066,000937,000+14%
CNN528,000472,000+12%
MSNBC211,000199,000+6%
HLN227,000206,000+10%
CNBC243,000234,000+4%


4 to 5pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC263,000272,000-3%
CNN152,000126,000+21%
MSNBC71,00056,000+27%
HLN73,00068,000+7%
CNBC42,00064,000-34%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC952,000877,000+9%
CNN576,000517,000+11%
MSNBC201,000195,000+3%
HLN236,000223,000+6%
CNBC238,000217,000+10%


5 to 6pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC273,000324,000-16%
CNN174,000157,000+11%
MSNBC80,00063,000+27%
HLN73,00069,000+6%
CNBC41,00050,000-18%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,086,0001,030,000+5%
CNN649,000624,000+4%
MSNBC227,000193,000+18%
HLN209,000210,0000%
CNBC200,000169,000+18%


6 to 7pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC344,000429,000-20%
CNN188,000156,000+21%
MSNBC114,000103,000+11%
HLN68,00066,000+3%
CNBC50,00039,000+28%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,413,0001,383,000+2%
CNN636,000546,000+16%
MSNBC283,000242,000+17%
HLN168,000164,000+2%
CNBC176,00098,000+80%


7 to 8pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC415,000502,000-17%
CNN227,000168,000+35%
MSNBC126,000135,000-7%
HLN64,00071,000-10%
CNBC57,00039,000+46%

Total viewers:

  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,519,0001,513,0000%
CNN694,000510,000+36%
MSNBC395,000489,000-19%
HLN148,000192,000-19%
CNBC110,00092,000+20%


8 to 9pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC564,000690,000-18%
CNN254,000178,000+43%
MSNBC142,000127,000+12%
HLN1
89,000
80,000+136%
CNBC90,00080,000+13%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC2,490,0002,415,000+3%
CNN781,000604,000+29%
MSNBC374,000388,000-4%
HLN607,000212,000+186
CNBC167,000172,000-3%


9 to 10pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC510,000579,000-12%
CNN349,000301,000+16%
MSNBC142,000116,000+22%
HLN123,00086,000+43%
CNBC52,00083,000-37%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,885,0001,777,000+6%
CNN1,236,0001,265,000-2%
MSNBC353,000327,000+8%
HLN335,000229,000+46%
CNBC101,000188,000-46%


10 to 11pm:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC504,000461,000+9%
CNN290,000231,000+26%
MSNBC142,000148,000-4%
HLN171,00081,000+109%
CNBC64,00066,000-3%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,748,0001,373,000+27%
CNN814,000730,000+12%
MSNBC371,000396,000-6%
HLN388,000186,000+109%
CNBC111,000133,000-17%


11pm to 12am:

25-54 demographic:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC360,000414,000-13%
CNN201,000149,000+35%
MSNBC101,000136,000-26%
HLN100,00072,000+39%
CNBC86,00073,000+18%

Total viewers:
  2005 2004 % difference
FNC1,101,0001,009,000+9%
CNN504,000384,000+31%
MSNBC234,000326,000-28%
HLN186,000150,000+24
CNBC143,000132,000+8%


(Data courtesy CNN)

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!