“GMA” is No. 1 in Total Viewers for the Week of November 16

— -- ABC News’ “Good Morning America” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (5.170 million) for the week of November 16, 2015, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “GMA” led NBC’s “Today” (5.017 million) by 153,000, taking the top spot in all 9 weeks of the season and ranking No. 1 in all 47 weeks of the year.

“GMA” saw across-the-board gains week to week (4.970 million, 1.657 million and 1.139 million, respectively, for w/o 11/9/15): Total Viewers (+4%), Adults 25-54 (+6%) and Adults 18-49 (+6%), hitting season highs in all key measures. In fact, “GMA” scored its most-watched week and strongest news demo performance since May – since weeks of 5/11/15 and 5/25/15, respectively.

On Thursday (11/19/15), featuring the “GMA” anchor reunion on its 40th anniversary, the ABC program saw its most-watched telecast (5.470 million) in 6 months – since 5/20/15.

In addition, the “GMA” 40th anniversary event drove strong performance for ABCNEWS.COM and Yahoo!. Total visits to ABCNEWS.COM averaged 4.3 million during the event, outperforming the average daily visits in the 2015-16 season-to-date by 39%.*

Further, Tweets around the 40th anniversary-related telecasts (11/17-11/19/15) were among the most social of the 2015-16 season-to-date, towering over “GMA’s” telecast average by 220% in total tweets and 152% in unique authors. “GMA’s” Thursday telecast was the No. 1 most social program of the early morning daypart.**

Season to date, “GMA” is the No. 1 morning newscast in Total Viewers, leading “Today” by 331,000 (4.914 million vs. 4.483 million) and taking the top spot at this point of the season for the 4th-consecutive year.

During the week, “GMA” beat “CBS This Morning” in Total Viewers (+45%/+1.616 million), Adults 25-54 (+70%/+723,000) and Adults 18-49 (+62%/+462,000).