CNN is noting its numbers for November and highlighting gains for Lou Dobbs Tonight, Glenn Beck, The Situation Room, and the 2006 Midterms…
CNN Posts Double Digit Growth in November While FNC Declines
Lou Dobbs Tonight and The Situation Room deliver highest numbers of the year
Lou Dobbs Tonight up 73% in P25-54–more than any show on CNN or FNC
Glenn Beck on HLN is the fastest growing show in all of cable news
CNN Nov. 06 vs. Nov. 05
CNN posts growth across the board with double digit gains every hour in the coveted P25-54 demo.
CNN up 15% in P2+ (516k vs. 449k) and up 44% in P25-54 (186kvs. 129k)
FNC down -12% in P2+ (780k vs. 889k) and up 14% in P25-54 (261k vs. 228k)
CNN up 19% in P2+ (958k vs. 802k) and up 50% in P25-54 (318k vs. 212k)
FNC down -17% in P2+ (1636k vs. 1977k) and up 12% in P25-54 (465k vs. 414k)
Lou Dobbs Tonight Delivers Highest Numbers of the Year
Lou Dobbs Tonight is up 39% in P2+ (960k vs, 692k) and up 73% in P25-54 (300k vs. 173k). November was most watched month of the year.
The Situation Room Posts Outstanding Gains in All Three Hours vs. Prior Year
4p is up 16% in P2+ (676k vs. 585k) and up 47% in P25-54 (205k vs. 139k)
5p is up 16% in P2+ (688k vs. 592k) and up 69% in P25-54 (216k vs. 128k)
7p is up 14% in P2+ (749k vs. 657k) and up 50% in P25-54 (262k vs. 175k)
HLN Glenn Beck
Glenn Beck is up 120% in P2+ (319k vs. 145k) and up 155% in P25-54 (148k vs. 58k). Beck’s ratings gains are the largest of all cable news networks.
On Election Day, Nov. 7, CNN was No. 1 in Total Day and Prime Time P25-54.
The ratings wins continued on Wednesday, November 8, when CNN ranked #1 in both P2+ and the P25-54 demo, winning nearly every hour from 10a to 3a.
In October 2006, CNN ranked first with the highest Share of Online News among all Current Events and Global News sites, claiming 14% of all news usage, while second ranked Yahoo! News had a 12% share and third ranked MSNBC had a 10% share. In October, CNN ranked ahead of MSNBC on reach basis (17.5% vs. 16.8%, respectively). Source: Nielsen//NetRatings Home/Work Panel (October ‘06)
For Election 2006 coverage, CNN ranked #1 in Share of Online News on an average daily basis during November 7th and 8th. CNN registered over 185 million page views on November 8th, setting a daily record in 2006. CNN served 7.1 million free videos streams on November 7th and 8th. (Sources: Nielsen//NetRatings Custom Data 11/7/06 & 11/8/06, Internal Log Files - Webstats Worldwide)
CNN generated nearly 1.6 billion page views, and registered 27.6mm Home/Work Unique Users during October 2006. This is the highest reach registered for CNN in over 4 years. (Sources: Page Views - Internal Log files - Webstats, Unique Users - Nielsen//NetRatings Home/Work usage data October ‘06).