via press release:
“THIS WEEK WITH CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR” IS #2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54
“THIS WEEK” RANKS SECOND IN THE DEMO FOR 6 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS
ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” ranked second in both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 on Sunday, September 5, 2010 according to Nielsen Media Research. Last Sunday also marks the sixth consecutive week, ABC is number two in the key Adults 25-54 demographic, outperforming CBS’ “Face the Nation.” Season to date, “This Week” has beaten Face the Nation 22 times in the demo and 18 times among Total Viewers.
Last Sunday the program featured an exclusive interview with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. ABC News’ George Will, The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan, and the New York Times’ Tom Friedman Paul Krugman joined Ms. Amanpour on the round table.
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, September 5, 2010) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg
ABC “THIS WEEK” 2,140,000 620,000/.5
CBS “FACE THE NATION” 1,860,000 530,000/.4
NBC “MEET THE PRESS” 2,890,000 970,000/.8
FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY” 1,170,000 360,000/.3
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for week of 8/30/10