This Week With George

via press release:

“This Week” Grows by Double-Digits in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, Hits Four-Week High in Adults 25-54

  “This Week” Grows Most Week-to-Week in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Versus CBS’s “Face the Nation” and NBC’s “Meet the Press”

“This Week” Outdelivers “Meet the Press” by Largest Season Margin in 18 Years in Total Viewers, Leads in Adults 25-54 for First Time in 22 Years

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” averaged 3.164 Total Viewers and 956,000 Adults 25-54 on March 1, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  


“This Week” surged from the previous week (2.447 million and 688,000, respectively, for 2/22/15) by double-digits in Total Viewers (+29%) and Adults 25-54 (+39%), hitting a 4-week high in the key adult news demo.  In addition, “This Week” grew the most week to week in both measures compared to CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+14%/+22%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+4%/+21%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+4%/+12%) 


Growing for the 3rd season in a row, This Weekis up in Adults 25-54 (+2% – 878,000 vs. 857,000) 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 (+18,000) and leading for the first time in Adults 25-54 (+58,000) in 22 years – 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”


Follow “This Week” on Twitter @ThisWeekABC.


Sunday, March 1, 2015          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  3,164,000           956,000/0.8

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             3,414,000         1,095,000/0.9

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            3,710,000         1,110,000/0.9

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          2,100,000           559,000/0.5     

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,313,000           445,000/0.4



Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 3/1/15, 2/22/15 and 3/2/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 3/1/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 3/2/14).  Averages based on regular telecasts.  

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