<center style="text-align:center;">‘This Week’ Ranks No. 1 in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 on Sunday, July 31</center>

— -- ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked as the No. 1 public affairs program on Sunday in both Total Viewers (3.571 million) and Adults 25-54 (1.037 million) on July 31, 2016, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.

“This Week” outdelivered CBS’ “Face the Nation” (3.510 million and 935,000, respectively) by its 2nd-largest overall viewer lead of the season (+61,000) and beat the CBS program for the 6th consecutive week in the key adult news demo (+102,000).

“This Week” scored double-digit increases from the previous week (3.044 million and 855,000, respectively, for 7/24/16) in both Total Viewers (+17%) and Adults 25-54 (+21%), drawing its largest overall audience in 4 months and strongest news demo performance in 5 months – since 3/20/16 and 2/21/16, respectively.

“This Week” also surged by double digits on the year-ago Sunday (2.753 million and 848,000, respectively, on 8/2/16) in Total Viewers (+30%) and Adults 25-54 (+22%).

Season to date, “This Week” leads CBS’ “Face the Nation” by 26,000 Adults 25-54 (937,000 vs. 911,000), beating the CBS program by its largest news demo margin in 7 years – since the 2008-09 season.

“This Week” is improving in both Total Viewers (+15% - 3.242 million vs. 2.814 million) and Adults 25-54 (+7% - 937,000 vs. 873,000) versus its year-ago season averages. In fact, “This Week” is drawing its largest overall audience in 17 years and posting its strongest news demo performance in 7 years – since the 1998-99 and 2008-09 seasons, respectively.

NOTE: Due to the Women’s British Open, “Meet the Press” was rescheduled and retitled to “Meet the Press-MTP” and the telecast is excluded from the season averages.

Jonathan Greenberger is vice president and Washington Bureau chief and also serves as the executive producer of “This Week.” Robin Sproul serves as vice president, Public Affairs and executive-in-charge of “This Week.”

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