This Week With George

via press release:

“This Week” Ranks #1 in Adults 25-54 for 6th Consecutive Week

 

“This Week” Grows by Double-Digits Year-to-Year in Adults 25-54 (+36%)

and Total Viewers (+12%)

 

Season to Date, “This Week” is Delivering its Strongest News Demo Performance in 6 years

 

 

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” finished as Sunday’s No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (817,000) on July 5, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  Standing as the No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 for the 6th  Sunday in a row, “This Week” is posting its longest winning streak in more than 20 years in the key adult news demo (since 9/4 – 10/8/94).  

 

In Adults 25-54, “This Week” outdelivered CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+231,000), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+180,000) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+511,000) to lead for the 8th time in the last 9 weeks.    

 

For the 4th consecutive week, “This Week” built on the same Sunday last year (2.346 million and 599,000, respectively, on 7/6/14) in both Total Viewers (+12%) and Adults 25-54 (+36%).  In addition, “This Week” improved the most in the key adult news demo compared to CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+1%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+20%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+2%)     

 

Season to date, “This Week” is up in Adults 25-54 (+4% – 875,000 vs. 838,000) versus its year-ago season average.  Growing its Adults 25-54 performance for the 3rd year in a row, “This Week” is delivering its strongest news demo performance in 6 years – since the 2008-09 season.  In fact, “This Week” is the only program to grow in Adults 25-54, as CBS’ “Face the Nation” (-1%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (-1%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (-1%) are all down. 

 

In addition, “This Week” is outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers (+22,000) and Adults 25-54 (+68,000) for the 2nd-straight year, seeing its largest news demo lead in 21 years – since the 1993-94 season. 

 

Jonathan Greenberger is Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, and also serves as the Executive Producer of “This Week.” Robin Sproul serves as Vice President, Public Affairs and Executive-in-Charge of “This Week.”

 

Follow “This Week” on Twitter @ThisWeekABC.

 

Sunday, July 5, 2015          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,629,000           817,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             2,483,000           637,000/0.5

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            2,694,000           586,000/0.5

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          1,657,000           347,000/0.3

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,204,000           306,000/0.3

 

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 7/5/15, 6/28/15 and 7/6/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 7/5/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 7/6/14).  Averages based on regular telecasts.   

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