ABC News' 'This Week' Is #1 Among Total Viewers And Adults 25-54

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July 9th, 2010

via press release:

“THIS WEEK” IS #1 AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

“THIS WEEK” OUTPERFORMS CBS’ “FACE THE NATION” FOR 3RD WEEK IN A ROW IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND THE DEMO

ABC News’ “This Week” was the number one Sunday morning public affairs program on Sunday, July 4, 2010 according to Nielsen Media Research. Last Sunday marks the third week in a row “This Week” has outperformed CBS’ “Face the Nation” among both Total Viewers and the key Adults 25-54 demographic.  While NBC’s “Meet the Press” was pre-empted for the Wimbledon tournament, the other three programs were coded specials due to the July 4th holiday.

Last Sunday anchor Jake Tapper had an exclusive interview with Senator John McCain (R-AZ).  The round table featured Al Hunt, Paul Krugman, Dan Senor, Jorge Ramos, and Cynthia Tucker.

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, July 4, 2010) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”              2,290,000           710,000/.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”        2,230,000           670,000/.5

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”         ***PRE-EMPTED***

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”        1,170,000           470,000/.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for week of 6/28/10.

 
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