For the 2nd Week in a Row, “This Week” Outperformed CBS’ “Face the Nation” in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, Posting its First Back-to-Back Win over the CBS Sunday Public Affairs Program in More Than 2 Years

By Alyssa Bernstein

Sep 13, 2012 2:05pm

On September 9, 2012, ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” drew 2.691 million Total Viewers and 720,000 Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research. 

For the 2nd week in a row, “This Week” outperformed CBS’ “Face the Nation” in both Total Viewers (+198,000) and Adults 25-54 (+68,000), posting its first back-to-back Total Viewer win over the CBS Sunday public affairs program in more than 2 years - since 6/20/10 and 6/27/10. 

Note: ABC’s “This Week” was pre-empted on the year-ago Sunday (9/11/11) due to a special 3-hour telecast of “Good Morning, America.”

Sunday, September 9, 2012 TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 (000)/Rtg
ABC ”THIS WEEK” 2,691,000 720,000/0.6
NBC “MEET THE PRESS” 3,179,000 977,000/0.8
CBS ”FACE THE NATION” 2,493,000 652,000/0.5
CBS ”FACE THE NATION-2″ 1,112,000 326,000/0.3
FOX ”FOX NEWS SUNDAY” 1,331,000 569,000/0.5

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 9/9/12, 9/2/12 & 9/11/11 or as dated.   

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