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June 28, 2022

ABC News’ ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ Wins the 2nd Quarter 2022 in Adults 25-54, Ranks No. 1 for Third Quarter in a Row and Takes the Top Spot During the 2nd Quarter for Second Straight Year

**Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” For the Second Quarter and the Sunday, June 26

 

ABC News’ ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ Wins the 2nd Quarter 2022 in Adults 25-54, Ranks No. 1 for Third Quarter in a Row and Takes the Top Spot During the 2nd Quarter for Second Straight Year

 

‘This Week’ Outperforms NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ in Total Viewers During the 2nd Quarter for the First Time in 7 years and for the Third Consecutive Quarter

  

Season to Date, ‘This Week’ Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54, Leading CBS’ ‘Face the Nation and NBC’s “Meet the Press” at This Point of the Season for the First Time in 28 Years

 

‘This Week’ Leads NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ in Total Viewers Season to Date for the First Time in 7 years — Cuts Its Season Margin With ‘Face the Nation’ to Its Smallest Gap in 8 Years

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2nd Quarter 2022

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” won the 2nd Quarter 2022 in Adults 25-54 (539,000), based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research. “This Week” ranked No. 1 for third quarter in a row and took the top spot during the 2nd quarter for the second straight year.  In fact, “This Week” earned its first back-to-back 2nd quarter wins in 28 years – since 2Q93 and 2Q94, respectively.

 

This Week” outperformed NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers during the 2nd quarter for the first time in 7 years and for the third consecutive quarter – since 2Q15 and 4Q21, respectively.

 

“This Week” narrowed its Total Viewer margin with CBS’ “Face the Nation” both from the previous quarter (-6% – 294,000 vs. 312,000 for 1Q22) and the year-ago quarter (-12% – 294,000 vs. 333,000 for 2Q21).

June 26, 2022

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” averaged 2.297 million Total Viewers and 456,000 Adults 25-54 on Sunday, June 26, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “This Week” beat CBS’ “Face the Nation” in Adults 25-54.

 

Season to date, “This Week” is ranking No. 1 in Adults 25-54, leading CBS’ “Face the Nation” and NBC’s “Meet the Press” at this point of the season for the first time in 28 years — since the 1993-1994 season.

“This Week” is leading NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers season to date for the first time in 7 years — since the 2014-2015 season. In addition, “This Week” is cutting its season margin with “Face the Nation” by 16% (287,000 vs. 342,000) to its smallest gap in 8 years — since the 2013-2014 season.

George Stephanopoulos is anchor; Martha Raddatz is chief global affairs correspondent and co-anchor, and Jonathan Karl is chief Washington correspondent and co-anchor of “This Week.” Dax Tejera is executive producer of the broadcast.

 

2nd Quarter 2022                                     TOTAL VIEWERS        A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                                          2,510,000                       539,000/0.4
NBC “MEET THE PRESS”                                2,444,000                       497,000/0.4
CBS “FACE THE NATION”                             2,804,000                       468,000/0.4
CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”                          2,140,000                      339,000/0.3
FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”                              962,000                      217,000/0.2

Sunday, June 26, 2022                              TOTAL VIEWERS        A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                                          2,297,000                       456,000/0.4
NBC “MEET THE PRESS”                                2,322,000                       465,000/0.4
CBS “FACE THE NATION”                             2,569,000                       420,000/0.3
CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”                          2,155,000                      334,000/0.3
FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”                           1,013,000                      209,000/0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 6/26/22, 6/19/22 and 6/27/21 or as dated. Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 – 6/26/22) and 2020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 – 6/27/21).  Live+7/Most Current – 2Q22: 3/28 – 6/26/22, – 2Q21: 3/29 – 6/27/21 and 1Q22: 12/27/21 – 3/27/22.  *Beginning 8/31/20, National ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Prior to 8/31/20, ratings do not include OOH viewing. Nielsen ratings for “This Week” include additional airings in select markets. Averages based on regular telecasts.

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ABC News Media Relations
Denise Horn
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Pons Rongavilla
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Media Relations

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