This Week With George

via press release:

“This Week” Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54 on Sunday with Largest News Demo Leads over CBS’ “Face the Nation” and NBC’s “Meet the Press” in 2 Months


Season to Date, “This Week” is Delivering Strongest Adults 25-54 Performance in 6 Years  


“This Week” is Outdelivering “Meet the Press” by Largest Season Margin in 18 Years in Total Viewers


ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked as the No. 1 Sunday public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (896,000) on March 8, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” outdelivered CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+142,000) and NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+156,000) each by its largest news demo advantages in 2 months – since 1/4/15. 


Growing for the 3rd season in a row, “This Weekis up in Adults 25-54 (+2% – 878,000 vs. 861,000) 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” by its largest season margin in 18 years in Total Viewers (+20,000) and for the first time in Adults 25-54 (+61,000) in 21 years – since the 1996-97 and the 1993-94 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, March 8, 2015          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,852,000           896,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             2,760,000           740,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            3,181,000           754,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          1,789,000           466,000/0.4

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,125,000           404,000/0.3     



Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 3/8/15, 3/1/15 and 3/9/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 3/8/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 3/9/14).  Averages based on regular telecasts. 

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