For the Week of July 20, “This Week” is #1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

By ABCNewsPR

Jul 24, 2014 12:56pm

 

July 24, 2014

Ratings Report: ABC News Programming

For the Week of July 20, 2014

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For the Week of July 20, “This Week” is #1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

 ”This Week” Delivers Strongest Numbers in 6 Weeks

“This Week” Increases Significantly Year-to-Year: +41% in Adults 25-54 and +28% in Total Viewers

 

The headline should be that This Week ranked #1 for 7 of the last 8 weeks

 

On July 20, 2014, ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked No. 1 in both Total Viewers (2.853 million) and Adults 25-54 (896,000), according to Nielsen Media Research.  “This Week” has ranked No. 1 in the key adult news demo in 7 of the last 8 weeks.

 

Growing over the previous week (2.761 million and 842,000, respectively, on 7/13/14) for the 2nd week in a row in Total Viewers (+3%) and Adults 25-54 (+6), “This Week” delivered its strongest numbers in 6 weeks - since 6/8/14.

 

For 4th consecutive week, “This Week” built on the year-ago Sunday in both Total Viewers (+28%) and Adults 25-54 (+41%) - 2.230 million and 636,000, respectively on 7/21/13.  “This Week” has turned in year-to-year increases in 12 of the last 13 weeks.  In addition, “This Week” grew the most in both measures compared to CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+12%/+28%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (-1%/+6%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (-5%/-29%).

 

Season to date, “This Weekis up by double-digits in Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 25-54 (+15%) versus its year-ago season averages. Growing in both measures for the 2nd year in a row, “This Week” is delivering its strongest performance in 5 years – since the 2008-09 season. In addition, “This Week” is up the most from the same point last season in both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS’ “Face the Nation” (+1%/up less than +1%), NBC’s “Meet the Press” (-6%/-7%) and Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” (+2%/-10%).

In addition, “This Week” leads NBC’s “Meet the Press” this season in both Total Viewers (+191,000) and Adults 25-54 (+62,000), leading the NBC program by its largest Total Viewer advantage in 18 years, while beating “Meet the Press in during a season for the first time 20 years in the key adult news demo - since the 1995-96 and the 1993-94 seasons, respectively.

 

 

Robin Sproul, Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, serves as the Executive in Charge of “This Week” and Jonathan Greenberger serves as the Executive Producer.

 

Follow “This Week” on Twitter @ThisWeekABC.

 

Sunday, July 20, 2014      TOTAL VIEWERS      A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC ”THIS WEEK”               2,853,000           896,000/0.7

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”          2,425,000           723,000/0.6

CBS ”FACE THE NATION”         2,840,000           785,000/0.7

CBS ”FACE THE NATION-2″       1,515,000           379,000/0.3

FOX ”FOX NEWS SUNDAY”         1,011,000           288,000/0.2

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 7/20/14, 7/13/14 and 7/21/13 or as dated.  Most Current: 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 7/20/14) and 2012-2013 Season (9/24/12 – 7/21/13).  Most Current: July 2014 Sweep (6/26-7/23/14), July 2013 (6/27-7/24/13) and May 2014 Sweep (4/24-5/21/14).  Sweep periods (November, February, May and July).  NOTE: Due to the digital transition, the 2009 February sweep was 3/5 – 4/1/09.

 

ABC News Media Relations: Heather Riley (212) 456-4396, Heather.M.Riley@abc.com

Disney-ABC Media Relations: Pons Rongavilla (818) 460-5615, Ponciano.Rongavilla@disney.com

 

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