Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week” For Second Quarter 2010, Sunday, June 27, 2010

By Coordinator

Jul 1, 2010 1:03pm

“THIS WEEK” IS #1 AMONG ADULTS 25-54 – BESTS “MEET THE PRESS”

 

“THIS WEEK” RANKS #2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS SECOND WEEK IN A ROW

 

“THIS WEEK” IS ONLY SUNDAY MORNING SHOW TO EXPERIENCE WEEK TO WEEK AND YEAR TO YEAR GROWTH

IN BOTH THE DEMO AND TOTAL VIEWERS

 

“THIS WEEK” GROWS +36% IN A25-54 AND +13% IN TOTAL VIEWERS WEEK TO WEEK

 

 

ABC News’ “This Week” ranked number one in the key Adults 25-54 demographic, outperforming NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday June 27, 2010 according to Nielsen Media Research.  For the second week in a row, “This Week” was number two among Total Viewers, again besting CBS’ “Face the Nation.” The last time “This Week” ranked first in the demo was on November 22, 2009.

 

“This Week” was the only Sunday morning public affairs program to grow both week-to-week and year-to-year in both Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers.  Reporting 990,000 Adults 25-54, ABC climbed +36% in the demo week-to-week.  With 2.42 million Total Viewers, the week-to-week growth was +13%.  Versus the same week last year, “This Week” grew +27% in A25-54 and +3% in Total Viewers, while “Face” declined -22% in the demo and -27% in Total Viewers.

 

Last Sunday anchor Jake Tapper had an exclusive interview with CIA Director Leon Panetta.  The round table featured David Sanger of The New York Times, The Washington Post’s Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Robin Wright of the U.S. Institute of Peace, and ABC News’ George Will.

 

Ian Cameron is the executive producer. ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper is the interim anchor.  The program airs Sundays on the ABC Television Network.

 

(Sunday, June 27, 2010)   TOTAL VIEWERS    A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”   2,420,000   990,000/.8

CBS “FACE THE NATION”     1,810,000   560,000/.4

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”      2,820,000   930,000/.8

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”     1,050,000    420,000/.3

 

(Second Quarter 2010)

      TOTAL VIEWERS       A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”   2,360,000 780,000/.6

NBC “MEET THE PRESS” 2,920,000       960,000/.8

CBS “FACE THE NATION”     2,440,000       750,000/.6

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”     1,150,000        450,000/.4

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for weeks of 6/21/10, 6/14/10 & 6/22/09; Live+7 (where available) for 2nd Quarter 2010 (3/29/10-6/27/10).

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