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Sunday Show Ratings: July 27 & July Sweeps

CBS’ “Face the Nation” won in both ratings measurements on July 27. ABC’s “This Week” was second in total viewers and NBC’s “Meet the Press” was second in the A25-54 demographic.

Compared to the same week last year, Univison’s “Al Punto” was up the most, growing +58% in total viewers and +20% in the A25-54 demographic. CBS (+5% in total viewers / +15% in the demo) and  NBC ( +3% / +19%) were both up across the board. “Fox News Sunday” was up +16% in total viewers and flat in the demo, and ABC’s “This Week” was down-5% and up +11%, respectively.

Cable rebroadcasts of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,187,000 total viewers and 460,000 A25-54 viewers. Cable replays of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 777,000 total viewers and 371,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 67% of the country.

The numbers for July 27:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 2.905M 785K
ABC
“This Week” 2.589M 731K
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.352M 744K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.110M 316K
UNI “Al Punto” 908K 398K

As for July sweeps: CBS’ “Face the Nation” won in total viewers and ABC’s “This Week” won in the A25-54 demographic. ABC’s program was the only Sunday public affairs show to grow in both ratings measurements compared to the year-ago sweep, up +16% in total viewers and +20% in the A25-54 demographic. CBS (+4% in total viewers / -4% in the demo) and Fox (+3% / -18%) were both up in total viewers and down in the demo, while NBC was down -8% and -3%, respectively.

Sweeps numbers for “Al Punto” are not yet available.

The numbers for July sweeps:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 2.807M 738K
ABC
“This Week” 2.671M 772K
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.279M 668K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.088M 306K
UNI “Al Punto”
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