‘This Week With George Stephanopoulos’ Beats ‘Meet the Press’ for Second Straight Week

This Week With George

via press release:

For the 2nd Week in a Row, “This Week” Beats NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54


“This Week” Delivers Double-Digit Total Viewer Increases on the Year-Ago Sunday for the 2nd Straight Week.



On August 4, 2013, ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” drew 2.580 million Total Viewers and 641,000 Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research.  For the 2nd week in a row, “This Week” beat NBC’s “Meet the Press” in both Total Viewers (+209,000) and Adults 25-54 (+7,000)In fact, the ABC public affairs program turned in its first back-to-back wins over “Meet the Press” in more than 1 year in Total Viewers (since 7/15/12 and 7/22/12) and in more than 3 1/2 years in Adults 25-54 (since 11/22/09 and 11/29/09).


“This Week” delivered double-digit Total Viewer increases on the year-ago Sunday (+19% – 2.175 million on 8/5/12).    


Season to date, “This Weekis up in Total Viewers (+8%) versus its year-ago season averages, delivering its most-watched season in 4 years – since the 2008-09 season.


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Sunday, August 4, 2013          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                   2,580,000           641,000/0.5

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”              2,371,000           634,000/0.5

CBS “FACE THE NATION”             2,834,000           782,000/0.7

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”           1,441,000           401,000/0.3

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”             1,145,000           390,000/0.3


Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 8/4/13, 7/28/13 & 8/5/12 or as dated.  Most Current – 2012-2013 Season (9/24/12 – 8/4/13) and 2011-2012 Season (9/19/11 – 7/29/12).

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