'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' Is #2 In Adults 25-54

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August 5th, 2010

via press release:

“THIS WEEK WITH CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR” IS NO. 2 IN ADULTS 25-54

“THIS WEEK” EXPERIENCES MOST WEEK-TO-WEEK GROWTH AMONG BOTH TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 VS. “FACE” AND “MEET”

ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” was the No. 2 Sunday morning show in the key Adults 25-54 demographic on Sunday, August 1, 2010, according to Nielson Media Research. Compared to the previous week, ABC experienced the most week-to-week growth versus CBS and NBC among both Adults 25-54 (+18%) and Total Viewers (+7%).  Last Sunday’s deliveries were also “This Week’s” best in five weeks.

Among the top ten markets, “This Week” grew or held steady in all but two versus the previous four-week average.

Christiane Amanpour’s debut as anchor of “This Week” featured exclusive interviews with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. The round table featured Donna Brazile, Paul Krugman, Ahmed Rashid and George Will.

Christiane Amanpour is the anchor of “This Week” and Ian Cameron is the executive producer. The program airs Sundays on the ABC Television Network.

(Sunday, August 1, 2010) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”              2,250,000           800,000/.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”        2,370,000           670,000/.5

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”         2,810,000           940,000/.8

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”        1,220,000           460,000/.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for weeks of 7/26/10 & 7/19/10.

 
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