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Bad Day on Wall St. CNBC’s Best Since 2001

cnbc_9-16(2).jpgBad financial days equal huge ratings for CNBC — on the worst day on Wall St. since it re-opened after September 11, 2001, more viewers watched the business news network yesterday since the day CNBC re-opened after 9/11 (on September 17, 2001). An average of 488,000 total viewers watched CNBC between 5amET-7pmET (CNBC’s ‘business day’).

Some shows saw their best ratings. Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer had its highest viewership average ever (498,000), as did “Fast Money” at 5pmET (508,000).

It was also the best “Power Lunch,” from Noon-2pmET (728,000), since April 17, 2000 in Total Viewers.

CNBC.com saw more than 14.6 million page views yesterday.

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