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ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Ranks No.1 on Sunday in Adults 25-54


ABC News’ “This Week” is the Only Public Affairs Program to Improve Week to Week

And Grows the Most Year to Year in Adults 25-54


ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked as the No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (931,000) on January 25, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” led NBC’s “Meet the Press” by 93,000 Adults 25-54 and CBS’ “Face the Nation” by 97,000 Adults 25-54.   


For the 2nd straight telecast, “This Week” increased over the prior week in Adults 25-54 (+6% – 931,000 vs. 882,000 on 1/18/15)In addition, “This Week” stood as the only public affairs program to grow week to week in the key adult news demo as CBS’ “Face the Nation” (-29%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (-10%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (-14%) all turned in double-digit losses.  


“This Week” improved on its year-ago telecast in Adults 25-54 (+23% – 931,000 vs. 759,000 on 1/26/14)“This Week” was up the most year to year in Adults 25-54 compared CBS’ “Face the Nation” (-17%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+6%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (-21%).


Growing for the 3rd season in a row, “This Weekis up in Adults 25-54 (+4% – 855,000 vs. 820,000) season to date versus the same point last season to its strongest news demo performance in 6 years – since the 2008-09 season.  Competitively, “This Week” is outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” for the 2nd year in a row, leading the NBC program by its largest margins during a season in 18 years in Total Viewers (+68,000) and in 22 years in Adults 25-54 lead (+80,000) – since the 1996-97 and the 1992-93 seasons, respectively.


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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Sunday, January 25, 2015       TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,740,000           931,000/0.8

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             3,196,000           838,000/0.7

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            3,461,000           834,000/0.7

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          2,236,000           534,000/0.4

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,210,000           389,000/0.3



Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 1/25/15, 1/18/15 and 1/26/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 1/25/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 1/26/14).  Averages based on regular telecasts. 

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