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“This Week” Wins the 2015 July Sweep in Adults 25-54 for First Sweeps Victory in News Demo in 22 Years

 

Leading All 4 Sundays during the Month, “This Week” Delivers its Strongest July Sweep Performance in 6 Years

 

“This Week” Outperforms “Meet the Press” for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Sweeps in Total Viewers and for the 6th Sweep in a Row in Adults 25-54

 

On July 26, “This Week” Wins Adults 25-54 for the 9th Straight Week; Currently on its Longest Winning Streak since 1993

 

Season to Date, “This Week” is No. 1 in Adults 25-54 for the First Time in 21 Years

 

July 2015 Sweep

 

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked No. 1 during the 2015 July Sweep in Adults 25-54 (826,000), based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research.  In fact, “This Week” dominated the month by winning all 4 telecasts in the key adult news demo to turn in its first Adults 25-54 victory during any sweep in 22 years – since July 1993.  

 

“This Week” outperformed NBC’s “Meet the Press” (2.567 million and 718,000, respectively) for the 5th time in the last 6 sweeps in Total Viewers (+209,000) and for the 6th sweep in a row in Adults 25-54 (+142,000).  Further, “This Week” saw its largest news demo lead over the NBC program during any sweep in 22 years – since July 1993. 

 

“This Week” outdelivered CBS’ “Face the Nation” (610,000) in Adults 25-54 (+216,000) for the first time during a sweep in 4 years and by its largest news demo sweep advantage in nearly 15 years – since July 2011 and November 2000, respectively.

 

For the 4th time in the last 5 years, “The Week” built on the year-ago July sweep in both Total Viewers (+6% – 2.676 million vs. 2.519 million) and Adults 25-54 (+16% – 826,000 vs. 713,000) to deliver its strongest July Sweep performance in 6 years – since July 2009.  

 

July 26, 2015

 

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked as the No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (863,000) on July 26, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  Winning in Adults 25-54 for the 9th  week in a row, “This Week” is currently on its longest winning streak in 22 years in the key adult news demo (since 6/13 – 8/8/93).   

 

In Adults 25-54, “This Week” outperformed NBC’s “Meet the Press” (824,000) by 39,000 and CBS’ “Face the Nation” (672,000) by 191,000.

 

For the 2nd straight week and 6 of the last 7, “This Week” improved on the same Sunday last year (2.440 million and 661,000, respectively, on 7/27/14) in both Total Viewers (+9%) and Adults 25-54 (+31%).   

 

Season to date, “This Week” ranks as the No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (873,000), taking the top spot for the first time at the point of the season in 21 years – since the 1993-94 season.  “This Week” leads CBS’ “Face the Nation” by 2,000 Adults 25-54 and NBC’s “Meet the Press” by 70,000 Adults 25-54. 

 

“This Week” is up in Adults 25-54 (+5% – 873,000 vs. 832,000) versus its year-ago season average.  Growing its Adults 25-54 performance for the 2nd 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 NBC’s “Meet the Press” and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” are flat, while CBS’ “Face the Nation” (-2%) is down. 

 

In addition, “This Week” is outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers (+28,000) and Adults 25-54 (+70,000) for the 2nd-straight year, seeing its largest news demo lead in 22 years – since the 1992-93 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.”

 

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July 2015 Sweep                TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,676,000           826,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             2,567,000           718,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            2,697,000           610,000/0.5

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          1,821,000           423,000/0.4

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,246,000           372,000/0.3

 

Sunday, July 26, 2015          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,652,000           863,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             2,883,000           824,000/0.7

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            2,771,000           672,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          2,029,000           495,000/0.4

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,274,000           403,000/0.3

 

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 7/26/15, 7/19/15 and 7/27/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 7/26/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 7/27/14).  Most Current: July 2015 Sweep (7/2-7/29/15), 2014 Sweep (7/3-7/30/14) and May 2015 Sweep (4/23-5/20/15).  Sweep periods (November, February, May and July).  NOTE: Due to the digital transition, the 2009 February sweep was 3/5 – 4/1/09.

 

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