"This Week" Grows Week To Week Among Total Viewers, While CBS Declines

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May 27th, 2010

via press release:

“THIS WEEK” IS #2 AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS

“THIS WEEK” GROWS WEEK TO WEEK AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS, WHILE CBS DECLINES

On Sunday, May 23, 2010, ABC News “This Week” was the number two Sunday morning discussion program among Total Viewers, outperforming CBS’ “Face the Nation,” according to Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” also continued to experience week to week growth among Total Viewers (+11%) and among Adults 25-54 (+8%).   CBS, in comparison, declined -6% in Total Viewers.

Last Sunday Jake Tapper moderated an exclusive debate between RNC Chairman Michael Steele and DNC Chairman Tim Kaine.  The round table featured ABC News’ Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson, Donna Brazile and George Will.

Ian Cameron is the executive producer. ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper is the interim anchor.  The program airs Sundays on the ABC Television Network.

(Sunday, May 23, 2010) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”              2,280,000           710,000/.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”        2,170,000           720,000/.6

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”         3,090,000          1,070,000/.9

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”        1,090,000           460,000/.4

(May Sweep 2010)

TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”              2,230,000           720,000/.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”        2,490,000           760,000/.6

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”         3,010,000         1,040,000/.8

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”        1,120,000           440,000/.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54) Live + SD weeks of 5/17/10 & 5/10/10. May 2010 Sweep (4/29/10-5/23/10)

 
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