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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)

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