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Sunday Show Ratings: Nov. 2

sunday shows_304CBS’s “Face the Nation” was first among Sunday shows in viewers last week and was up +2% in total viewers and +29% in the A25-54 demo compared to the same week last year.

NBC’s “Meet the Press” came in second in the demo but was down: -4% in viewers and up +21% in the demo vs. the same Sunday last year.

ABC’s “This Week” was slightly down -8% in total viewers -10% in the demo. It should be noted that “This Week” was rescheduled in New York due to the NYC Marathon and Atlanta due to the Senate Debate.

Cable rebroadcasts of “Fox News Sunday” on Fox News Channel averaged a combined 1.45 million total viewers and 196,000 A25-54 viewers. “Fox News Sunday” on broadcast was up +22% in the demo compared to last year. The Fox Sunday show had 2.7 million total viewers between broadcast and cable.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 55% of the country.

The numbers for October 26:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 2.89M 942,000
ABC
“This Week” 2.49M 682,000
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.71M 757,000
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.28M 464,000
UNIV “Al Punto” 805,000 358,000

 

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Sunday Show Ratings: October 19

sunday shows_304CBS’s “Face the Nation” was first among Sunday shows in viewers last week despite being down -11% in total viewers and down -16% in the A25-54 demo compared to the same week last year.

NBC’s “Meet the Press” was slightly down: -3% in viewers and down -1% in the demo vs. the same Sunday last year but “MTP” had its biggest audiences in both total viewers and the demo since Chuck Todd’s debut on September 7.

ABC’s “This Week” was slightly down in total viewers but up +13% in the demo. Univision’s “Al Punto” was also up +13% in the demo compared to last year.

Cable rebroadcasts of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 1.82 million total viewers and 367,000 A25-54 viewers. ”Fox News Sunday” on broadcast was up +4% overall and and up +26% in the demo.

“Meet the Press” drew an additional 1.27 million total viewers and 554,000 demo viewers with rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 55% of the country.

The numbers for October 19:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS
“Face the Nation” 2.95M 750,000
ABC
“This Week” 2.54M 769,000
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.74M 760,000
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.31M 480,000
UNIV “Al Punto” 791,000 329,000

 

Sunday Show Hosts React to Chuck Todd Hosting ‘Meet the Press’

chuck todd mtp 2Like other news timeslots, the Sunday morning shows are fiercely competitive. But before Chuck Todd takes the reins of “Meet the Press” September 7, his soon-to-be competitors are welcoming him into the fray.

Here’s what a few of them tell TVNewser about Todd’s ascension to “MTP.”

George Stephanopoulos: “Chuck’s been preparing for this his whole career. Great to have him in the Sunday morning mix.”

Chris Wallace: “I welcome Chuck to the Sunday morning wars. Enjoy the last few Saturday nights out you’ll have for a long time. I expect Chuck to be solid competition, which will only make the game more interesting.”

Bob Schieffer: “David and Chuck are both friends of mine so I wish both of them the very best.”

Last night, Todd tweeted his feelings on landing in the coveted “MTP” moderator chair.

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Sunday Show Ratings: August 12

On the heels of Mitt Romney‘s announcement of Paul Ryan as his running mate, NBC’s “Meet the Press” was the top political affairs show last week. “MTP” won despite lower national coverage (91%) and an unusual airtime, live across all time zones at 9amET/6amPT, due to NBC’s coverage of the Olympics.

ABC’s “This Week” comes in second in both ratings measurements. CBS’ “Face the Nation,” which has won the last five weeks straight, was in third place. Nancy Cordes sat in for Bob Schieffer, who was en route to North Carolina for his sit-down with Romney and Ryan.

Compared to the same week last year, “Face the Nation” and “This Week” are up in Total Viewers, while “Meet the Press,” “Fox News Sunday” and Univision’s “Al Punto” are down. In the A25-54 demographic, “MTP” is the only show to be up year-over-year.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday,” which was hosted this week by John Roberts, averaged a combined 2,009,000 Total Viewers and 495,000 A25-54 viewers.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour airs in just 69% of the country.

The numbers for August 12:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC
“Meet the Press” 3.15M 1.28M
ABC
“This Week” 2.38M 660K
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.34M 587K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.06M 477K
Univision “Al Punto” 471K 247K

Sunday Show Ratings: October 9

Although “Meet the Press” was the number one Sunday show again this week with 2.420M total viewers and 770K viewers in the 25-54 demo, it had its lowest total viewership ratings since 1992. ABC’s “This Week”came in second in the prime demo. CBS’ “Face the Nation” came in second in Total Viewers.

All three of the shows shows are down in the prime demo compared to last week.

“Fox News Sunday” was the only show to go up in Total Viewers compared to last week, and averaged a combined 1.478M in Total Viewers and 217K in A25-54 viewers for the 2PM and 6PM replays.

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.420M 770K
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.280M 610K
ABC “This Week” 1.950M 620K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 980K 380K