"This Week with George Stephanopoulos" has its best sweep ever in both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

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December 1st, 2008

via ABC press release:

 

"THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS" HAS BEST 
SWEEP EVER IN BOTH TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

"THIS WEEK" IS #2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR 3RD 
CONSECUTIVE NOVEMBER SWEEP - BEATING CBS' "FACE THE NATION" 

According to Nielsen Media Research for the just completed November Sweep, ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" had its best sweep ever in both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54. Averaging 3.52 million Total Viewers and 1.26 million Adults 25-54, "This Week" posted its best sweep delivery in both demos since November, 2000. Mr. Stephanopoulos became the show's anchor in September, 2002. 

"This Week" has beaten CBS' "Face the Nation" in both demos for three consecutive November sweeps. This also marks "This Week's" largest total viewing lead (410,000) over "Face" in eight years. 

George Stephanopoulos is the anchor of "This Week" and Ian Cameron is the executive producer. The program airs Sundays on the ABC Television Network.

(Average for November 2008 Sweep)

                                           TOTAL VIEWERS       A25-54 MM/Rtg
ABC "THIS WEEK"                   3,520,000              1,260,000/ 1.0
CBS "FACE THE NATION"         3,110,000              1,130,000/ .9
NBC "MEET THE PRESS"          4,520,000               1,580,000/ 1.3
FOX "FOX NEWS SUNDAY"       1,530,000              590,000/ .5

Source: NTI  

 
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