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


Season to Date, “This Week” is Outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Seeing its Largest News Demo Lead in 21 Years


ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked No. 1 in Adults 25-54 (877,000) for the 3rd consecutive week on June 14, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “This Week” beat CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+200,000), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+100,000) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+557,000) to take the top spot for the 5th time in the last 6 weeks. 


“This Week” improved on its Adults 25-54 performance from the previous week by 3% (877,000 vs.  851,000 on 6/7/15).


“This Week” surged on the year-ago Sunday (2.075 million and 688,000, respectively, on 6/15/14) by double-digits in both Total Viewers (+19%) and Adults 25-54 (+27%).  


Season to date, “This Week” is up in Adults 25-54 (+4% – 875,000 vs. 845,000) 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” is flat, while NBC’s “Meet the Press” (-1%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (-2%) are down. 


In addition, “This Week” is outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers (+17,000) and Adults 25-54 (+63,000) 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”


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Sunday, June 14, 2015          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,469,000           877,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             2,498,000           777,000/0.7

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            2,746,000           677,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          1,764,000           429,000/0.4

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,173,000           320,000/0.3



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

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