During a quarter which saw the economic meltdown, a historic presidential election and a moderator change, NBC’s “Meet the Press” remained the nation’s #1 Sunday public affairs show. ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopouls” finished second with its best fourth quarter in seven years.

Show Network Total Viewers A25-54
Meet the Press NBC 4.63M 1.65M
This Week ABC 3.35M 1.18M
Face the Nation CBS 3.15M 1.14M
FN Sunday FOX 1.50M 590,000