“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Posts its Second Best Performance of the Season

By Alyssa Bernstein

Nov 9, 2012 1:00pm

 This Week” Gains in Overall Viewers Year-to-Year in All Six Weeks of the Season

On November 4, 2012, ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” drew 2.886 million Total Viewers and 913,000 Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research.  For the 3rd consecutive week, the ABC public affairs program improved on its week-ago numbers (2.824 million and 896,000, respectively, on 10/28/12) in Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 25-54 (+2%),posting its 2nd-best performance of the season in both measures.

“This Week” out delivered its year-ago numbers by double-digits in Total Viewers (+21%) and Adults 25-54 (+23%) - 2.385 million and 743,000, respectively, on w/o 11/6/11.  In fact, the ABC public affairs program has posted gains year to year in all 6 weeks of the season in Total Viewers and in 5 of 6 weeks in Adults 25-54.  

“This Week” beat CBS’ “Face the Nation” by +34,000 Adults 25-54 viewers.  

Season to date, “This Weekis up sharply in Total Viewers (+22%) and Adults 25-54 (+28%) versus its year-ago season averages, delivering its strongest numbers in 4 years - since the 2008-09 season.

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Sunday, November 4, 2012 TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 (000)/Rtg
ABC ”THIS WEEK” 2,886,000 913,000/0.8
NBC “MEET THE PRESS” 3,226,000 1,057,000/0.9
CBS ”FACE THE NATION” 3,225,000 879,000/0.7
CBS ”FACE THE NATION-2″ 1,525,000 479,000/0.4
FOX ”FOX NEWS SUNDAY” 1,566,000 646,000/0.5

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 11/4/12, 10/28/12 & 11/6/11 or as dated.  Most Current – 2012-2013 Season (9/24 – 11/04/12) and 2011-2012 Season (9/19 – 11/6/11).

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