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“This Week” Ranks #1 in Adults 25-54


“This Week” Improves Year-to-Year in Adults 25-54 for 6th Consecutive Week


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



ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked as the No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (851,000) for the 2nd week in a row on June 7, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” beat CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+54,000) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+562,000) to lead among the public affairs program for the 4th time in its last 5 telecasts. 


For the 6th consecutive week, “This Week” improved on its year-to-year performance in Adults 25-54 (+4% – 851,000 vs. 815,000 for 6/8/14).  


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, compared to CBS’ “Face the Nation” (-1%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (-2%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (-2%) are all down. 


In addition, “This Week” is outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers (+16,000) and Adults 25-54 (+62,000) for the 2nd straight year, seeing its largest news demo lead in 21 years – since the 1993-94 season. 

*Notes: NBC’s “Meet the Press” was pre-empted due to the Men’s Final of the French Open.

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 7, 2015            TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,640,000           851,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             ***PRE-EMPTED***

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            3,189,000           797,000/0.7

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          1,806,000           506,000/0.4

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,215,000           289,000/0.2



Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 6/7/15, 5/31/15 and 6/8/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 6/7/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 6/8/14).  Averages based on regular telecasts.   

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