Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” Sunday, November 7, 2010

By Coordinator

Nov 11, 2010 12:48pm

“This Week” is Second Among Adults 25-54

“This Week” Narrows Week-to-Week Gap in Total Viewers with

“Meet the Press” (-17%) and “Face the Nation” (-79%)

“This Week” Narrows Week-to-Week Gap Among Adults 25-54 with

“Meet the Press” (-33%)

On November 7, 2010, ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” was the number two Sunday morning program in the key Adults 25-54 demographic, outperforming CBS’ “Face the Nation” by 90,000 viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.

“This Week” showed week-to-week growth among Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers. Reporting 730,000 Adults 25-54, ABC increased +4% in the demo week-to-week. With 2.31 million Total Viewers, the week-to-week Total Viewer growth was +11%.

Versus last week, “This Week” narrowed the gaps with NBC’s “Meet the Press” by -33% in the demo and -17% in Total Viewers. “This Week” also closed the week-to-week total viewing gap with “Face the Nation by -79%.

On Sunday, “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” featured a discussion on ways to decrease the national debt with Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) and former Reagan budget director David Stockman. Ms. Amanpour also had an exclusive interview with Senator-elect Rand Paul (R-KY). Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN); John Podesta, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress; political strategist Matthew Dowd, ABC News’ political director Amy Walter, and ABC News’ George Will joined Ms. Amanpour for the roundtable discussion.

Christiane Amanpour is the anchor of “This Week” and Ian Cameron is the executive producer. The program airs Sundays on the ABC Television Network.

(Sunday, November 7, 2010)     TOTAL VIEWERS       A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                   2,310,000          730,000/.6

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”              3,070,000          970,000/.8

CBS “FACE THE NATION”             2,470,000          640,000/.5

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”             1,410,000          520,000/.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for weeks of 11/1/10 & 10/25/10.

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