'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' Is No. 2 Among Adults 25-54 for Third Week In a Row

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August 19th, 2010

via press release:

Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week”

Sunday, August 15, 2010

“THIS WEEK WITH CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR” IS NO. 2

AMONG ADULTS 25-54 FOR THIRD WEEK IN A ROW

“THIS WEEK” GROWS WEEK TO WEEK IN BOTH

THE DEMO (+5%) AND TOTAL VIEWERS (+6%)

“THIS WEEK” CONTINUES TO CLOSE YEAR-TO-YEAR GAPS

WITH “MEET THE PRESS” IN BOTH THE DEMO (130,000)

AND TOTAL VIEWERS (340,000)

On August 15, 2010, ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” was the No. 2 Sunday morning show in the Adults 25-54 demographic, according to Nielsen Media Research.  Marking the third consecutive week in second place in the key demo, “This Week” outperformed “Face the Nation” by 40,000 viewers.

“This Week” grew week to week in both Adults 25-54 and in Total Viewers. Reporting 790,000 Adults 25-54, ABC climbed +5% in the demo week to week. With 2.18 million Total Viewers, the week-to-week Total Viewer growth was +6%. Compared to the same week last year, “This Week” closed the gaps with NBC’s “Meet the Press” in the demo by 57% and in Total Viewers by 38%.

Last Sunday the program had an exclusive economic panel featuring Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Jon Corzine, Laura D’Andrea Tyson and Dr. Martin Regalia. The round table featured Cokie Roberts, Matthew Dowd, Chrystia Freeland and David Ignatius.

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 15, 2010) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                2,180,000           790,000/.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”          2,410,000           750,000/.6

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”           2,730,000           890,000/.7

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”          1,010,000           310,000/.2

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for the weeks of 8/9/10, 8/2/10, & 8/10/09.

 
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