Cable Network Ranker: Week of Feb. 27

By Alex Weprin 

MSNBC saw a bump in the ratings for the week of Feb. 27-March 4, and as a result the channel placed in the top 20 cable networks for the week.

As usual, Fox News was the top cable news channel, placing 4th in both primetime and total day among ad-supported cable networks.

MSNBC ranked 18th in primetime and 26th in total day, improving around 10 spots in primetime from February. CNN placed 30th in primetime and 30th in total day.

Among the business networks in total day, CNBC placed 47th, while Fox Business placed 84th. In primetime, CNBC placed 53rd, while FBN placed 91st.

Current TV placed 93rd in total day, and 87th in primetime.

The ranker:

Cable Time Period Rank – Week of 2-27-12 (Live+SD)