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Sunday Show Ratings: April 6

Yet another split decision for the Sunday public affairs shows: CBS’ “Face the Nation” comes in first in total viewers, but ABC’s “This Week” takes the top spot in the A25-54 demographic.

Compared to the same week last year, only “This Week” grew in both ratings measurements, up +10% in total viewers and +15 in the demo. “Fox News Sunday” and NBC’s “Meet the Press” were up slightly in total viewers and down in the demo, while “Face the Nation” and Univision’s “Al Punto” were down across the board.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,012,000 total viewers and 457,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 933,000 and 384,000 viewers, respectively.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for April 6:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 2.91M 766K
NBC
“Meet the Press” 2.77M 730K
ABC “This Week” 2.75M 832K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.11M 377K
Univision “Al Punto” 694K 348K


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Sunday Show Ratings: March 23

“CBS Face the Nation” won in both ratings measurements on March 23, besting ABC’s “This Week” by +540,000 total viewers and +130,000 A25-54 viewers. NBC’s “Meet the Press” was third in both ratings measurements for the fourth time in five weeks.

Boosted by a busy news week that included the search for MH370 and continued tensions in Ukraine, three of the Sunday public affairs shows showed significant growth compared to the same week last year. “Face the Nation” (+28% in total viewers / +43% in the demo), “This Week” (+40% / +44%) and “Fox News Sunday” (+32% / +30%) were all up double digits. “Meet the Press” was flat across the board and Univision’s “Al Punto” was down in both ratings measurements.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,131,000 total viewers and 523,000 A25-54 viewers. It was the highest-rated broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” since November 2012 in total viewers and since February 2013 in the demo.

Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered 1,041,000 total viewers and 469,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for March 23:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 3.94M 1.18M
ABC
“This Week” 3.40M 1.05M
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.80M 805K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.52M 601K
Univision “Al Punto” 699K 346K

Sunday Show Ratings: March 9

ABC’s “This Week” took the top spot on March 9, besting the competition in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic for the third week straight. NBC’s “Meet the Press” came in second in total viewers, besting CBS’ “Face the Nation” by just +2,000, but “Face” came in second by +4,000 in the demo.

Compared to the same week last year, ABC and NBC were both up: “This Week” grew +38% in total viewers and +72% in the demo, and “Meet the Press” grew +9% and +10%, respectively. CBS (-9% / -2%), Fox (-13% / -25%) and Univison (-9% / -5%) were all down across the board.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,381,000 total viewers and 556,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” averaged 1,105,000 total viewers and 381,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for March 9:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
ABC
“This Week” 3.267M 1.11M
NBC
“Meet the Press” 2.891M 886K
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.889M 890K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.039M 293K
Univision “Al Punto” 758K 398K

Sunday Show Ratings: February 23

The public affairs show leaderboard shifts again this week, with ABC’s “This Week” delivering a win in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. The win was ABC’s largest total-viewer advantage over NBC in 16 years (since 8/31/97).

CBS’ “Face the Nation” was second, with “Meet the Press” falling back to third despite an exclusive interview with Susan Rice and NBC’s coverage of the Olympics. “Fox News Sunday” was fourth in total viewers and fifth in the demo, and Univision’s “Al Punto” was fifth in total viewers and fourth in the demo.

Compared to the same week last year, ABC, NBC, Fox and Univision are all up in both ratings measurements, with “Al Punto” showing the most growth: +50% in total viewers and +56% in A25-54 viewers. CBS was down -5% in total viewers and up +5% in the demo.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 1,778,000 total viewers and 310,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” averaged  501,000 total viewers and 169,000 A25-54 viewers (some rebroadcasts were preempted for coverage of the Olympics).

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for February 23:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
ABC
“This Week” 3.15M 963K
CBS
“Face the Nation” 2.95M 844K
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.39M 807K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.31M 471K
Univision “Al Punto” 1.17M 617K

Sunday Show Ratings: February 16

Boosted by NBC’s coverage of the Sochi Olympics, “Meet the Press” won for the second week straight on February 16. CBS’ “Face the Nation” was second and ABC’s “This Week” was third in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic.

NBC and ABC were both up compared to the same week last year, with NBC showing the most growth: +16% in total viewers and +28% in the demo. CBS was down -8% in total viewers and up +2% in the demo, while “Fox News Sunday” was down -11% in total viewers and flat in the demo. Univision’s “Al Punto” was down across the board.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 1,872,000 total viewers and 351,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 743,000 total viewers and 310,000 A25-54 viewers (some rebroadcasts were preempted because of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics).

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for February 16:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC
“Meet the Press” 3.58M 1.14M
CBS
“Face the Nation” 3.13M 955K
ABC “This Week” 2.74M 759K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.15M 375K
Univision “Al Punto” 749K 299K

Sunday Show Ratings: February 9

NBC’s “Meet the Press” gets a win this week, posting its best ratings since 2012 in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. It’s the first win this year for “MTP,” which continues to trade off with CBS’ “Face the Nation” and ABC’s “This Week” in a tight three-way race.

Compared to the same week last year, NBC, ABC and CBS are up in both ratings measurements, with NBC up the most: +23% in total viewers and +47% in the demo. “Fox News Sunday” was up in total viewers but down in the demo, and Univision’s “Al Punto” was down across the board.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,005,000 total viewers and 329,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 634,000 total viewers and 233,000 A25-54 viewers (some rebroadcasts were preempted because of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics).

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for February 9:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC
“Meet the Press” 3.67M 1.28M
CBS
“Face the Nation” 3.56M 1.10M
ABC “This Week” 2.93M 857K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.24M 385K
Univision “Al Punto” 812K 375K

Sunday Show Ratings: January 26

The leaderboard continues to fluctuate for the Sunday public affairs shows: after placing third last week, CBS’ “Face the Nation” is back to first place in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic.

Compared to the same week last year, “Face the Nation, “Fox News Sunday” and Univision’s “Al Punto” are up across the board. Univision is up the most in total viewers (+23%) and CBS is up the most in the demo (+37%). ABC’s “This Week” is up in total viewers and down in the demo and NBC is flat is total viewers and down i the demo.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,447,000 total viewers and 486,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 1,111,000 total viewers and 546,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for January 26:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 3.27M 1.00M
NBC
“Meet the Press” 3.15M 789K
ABC “This Week” 2.79M 759K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.37M 491K
Univision “Al Punto” 960K 421K

Sunday Show Ratings: January 19

The Sunday show ratings race shifts yet again as ABC’s “This Week” grabs the top spot in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. NBC’s “Meet the Press” was second and CBS’ “Face the Nation” — which won the last two weeks — dropped to third.

“This Week” is the only Sunday show to grow compared to the same week last year, up +25% in total viewers and +37% in the demo. “Fox News Sunday” is up in total viewers and flat in the demo. “Meet the Press,” “Face the Nation” and “Al Punto” are down across the board. (It should be noted that the year-ago Sunday was the weekend of President Obama’s second inauguration.)

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 1,875,000 total viewers and 343,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 1,310,000 total viewers and 592,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for January 19:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
ABC
“This Week” 3.02M 949K
NBC
“Meet the Press” 2.84M 790K
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.77M 723K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.29M 478K
Univision “Al Punto” 701K 359K

Sunday Show Ratings: January 12

CBS’ “Face the Nation” won in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic for the second week in a row on January 12. NBC’s “Meet the Press” was second and ABC’s “This Week” was third, with “Fox News Sunday” in fourth and Univision’s “Al Punto” in fifth.

Compared to the same week last year, CBS and ABC are both up: “Face the Nation” grew +20% in total viewers and +23% in the A25-54 demographic and “This Week” was up +17% and +24%, respectively. “Meet the  Press,” “Fox News Sunday” and Univision’s “Al Punto” were down across the board.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday,” which was guest hosted this week by John Roberts, averaged a combined 1,587,000 total viewers and 365,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 1,226,000 total viewers and 584,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for January 12:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 3.40M 1.00M
NBC
“Meet the Press” 3.09M 849K
ABC “This Week” 2.86M 792K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.06M 343K
Univision “Al Punto” 670K 293K

Sunday Show Ratings: January 5

CBS’ “Face the Nation” was back on top in the first week of 2014, besting NBC’s “Meet the Press” by +30,000 viewers in both ratings measurements. ABC’s “This Week,” which was number one last week, slipped to third.

“Fox News Sunday,” which had an interview with Mitt Romney, delivered its second-highest rated show in the demo since the beginning of 2013.

Compared to the same week last year, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox are all up across the board. Fox is up the most (+42%) in total viewers and ABC is up the most (+48%) in the A25-54 demo. Univision’s “Al Punto” was up in total viewers but down in the demo.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,033,000 total viewers and 365,000 A25-54 viewers. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered an additional 869,000 total viewers and 393,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 50% of the country.

The numbers for January 5:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 3.45M 1.03M
NBC
“Meet the Press” 3.42M 1.00M
ABC “This Week” 3.23M 959K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.48M 485K
Univision “Al Punto” 926K 335K

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