Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” For Sunday, January 16, 2010

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Jan 21, 2011 1:48pm

Ratings Report for “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” 

On January 16, 2011, ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” drew 2.46 million Total Viewers and 660,000 Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research.   

For the second week in a row, “This Week” narrowed the Total Viewer gap (-5%) with NBC’s “Meet the Press.”   

On Sunday, Christiane Amanpour anchored an exclusive Town Hall discussion in Tucson, AZ. “After the Tragedy: An American Conversation Continued” included interviews with Bill Hileman, whose wife Suzie was shot escorting nine year old Christina Green to meet Rep. Giffords; Daniel Hernandez, the intern who tended to Rep. Giffords after she was shot; Patricia Maisch, who helped retrieve the weapon; Col. William Badger (Ret.), who helped wrestle the gunman to the ground; Tucson Deputy Sheriff Richard Kastigar, and Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FLA), who is a friend of Rep. Giffords. Many other heroes and witnesses participated in the discussion from the audience. 

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

(Sunday, January 16, 2011)     TOTAL VIEWERS       A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                   2,460,000          660,000/0.5

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”              3,240,000        1,060,000/0.8

CBS “FACE THE NATION”             2,990,000          790,000/0.6

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”             1,320,000          500,000/0.4 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 1/16/11. 1/9/11 & 1/17/10. 

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