via press release:

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” finished as Sunday’s No. 1 public affairs program in Adults 25-54 (867,000) on June 21, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.  Taking the top spot for the 4th consecutive Sunday, “This Week” scored its longest winning streak of the season.  In addition, “This Week” outdelivered CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+179,000), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+101,000) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+474,000) to lead for the 6th time in the last 7 weeks. 


“This Week” increased its Total Viewer audience from the previous week by 9% (2.693 million vs. 2.469 million on 6/14/15).


For the 2nd week in a row, “This Week” turned in double-digit increases year to year  (2.138 million and 628,000, respectively, on 6/22/14) in both Total Viewers (+26%) and Adults 25-54 (+38%).  In addition, “This Week” improved the most on its year-ago telecast in compared to CBS’ “Face the Nation” (-5%/-18%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (+4%/+4%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+8%/+5%)


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


In addition, “This Week” is outdelivering NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers (+24,000) and Adults 25-54 (+65,000) 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”


Follow “This Week” on Twitter @ThisWeekABC.


Sunday, June 21, 2015          TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                  2,693,000           867,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”             2,472,000           766,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION”            2,814,000           688,000/0.6

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”          1,737,000           413,000/0.3

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”            1,262,000           393,000/0.3


Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 6/21/15, 6/14/15 and 6/22/14 or as dated.  Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 6/21/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 6/22/14).  Averages based on regular telecasts.   



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