Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” For Sunday, June 5, 2011

By Coordinator

Jun 9, 2011 2:48pm

“THIS WEEK WITH CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR”IS RANKED #2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS (2.08 MILLION) AND IN ADULTS 25-54 (723,000) 

“THIS WEEK” GROWS WEEK-TO-WEEK IN TOTAL VIEWERS (+20%) AND IN ADULTS 25-54 (+9%)

On June 5, 2011 ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” stood as the No. 2 public affairs program in both Total Viewers (2.080 million) and Adults 25-54 (723,000), according to Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” posted week-to-week increases in both Total Viewers (+20%) and Adults 25-54 (+9%).   

 

 NBC’s “Meet the Press” was pre-empted for the French Open.

On Sunday ABC News’ Christiane Amanpour interviewed the President’s top adviser on the economy, Austan Goolsbee. The program also featured a panel discussion on the current condition of the economy with 2008 Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman of The New York Times; Chrystia Freeland of Thomson Reuters; and chief economist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Martin Regalia. A panel on politics featured 2012 presidential candidate and former CEO of the National Restaurant Association, Herman Cain; former White House Press Secretary, Dee Dee Myers; Co-founder of No Labels and Republican strategist Mark McKinnon; and ABC News’ Senior Political Correspondent Jonathan Karl. Former Foreign Minister of Jordan Marwan Muasher of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace also sat down with Amanpour for an exclusive interview on unrest in Syria. ABC News’ Diane Sawyer delivered a live report from the ground in Afghanistan.

(Sunday, June 5, 2011)       TOTAL VIEWERS       A25-54 MM/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”               2,080,000          723,000/0.6

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”                 ***PRE-EMPTED***

CBS “FACE THE NATION”         2,489,000          825,000/0.7

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”         1,444,000          464,000/0.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 6/5/11, 5/29/11 & 6/6/10.  

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