via press release:
“THIS WEEK WITH CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR” RANKS #2 IN ADULTS 25-54 FOR 7 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS
ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” ranked second in Adults 25-54 on Sunday, September 12, 2010 according to Nielsen Media Research. Sunday marked the seventh consecutive week in which “This Week” outperformed CBS’ “Face the Nation” in the key Adults 25-54 demographic. Season-to-date, “This Week” has beaten Face the Nation 23 times in the demo and 18 times among Total Viewers.
Delivering 770,000 Adults 25-54, ABC climbed +24% in the demo week-to-week. “This Week” grew +7%week-to-week, with 2.30 million Total Viewers.
On Sunday the program featured exclusive interviews with White House Economic Adviser Austan Goolsbee and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. Also featured was a panel with the founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core Eboo Patel, Professor of Leadership at NYU’s School of Public Service Irshad Manji, and founder of The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good Reverend Richard Cizik. Arianna Huffington of The Huffington Post, Kate Zernike of The New York Times, Jonathan Karl and George Will of ABC News 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 12, 2010) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 MM/Rtg
ABC “THIS WEEK” 2,300,000 770,000/.6
CBS “FACE THE NATION” 2,360,000 620,000/.5
NBC “MEET THE PRESS” 3,010,000 970,000/.8
FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY” 1,170,000 430,000/.3
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for weeks of 9/6/10 & 8/30/10.