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May 24, 2022

For the Third Week in a Row ‘Good Morning America’ is the No.1 Morning News Show in Adults 25-54

**Ratings Report for Good Morning America

For Week of May 16, 2022

 

For the Third Week in a Row ‘Good Morning America’ is the No.1 Morning News Show in Adults 25-54   

 

‘GMA’ Marks Its Longest Run at No. 1 in More Than 6 1/2 years – Since August 2015 

 

‘GMA’ Wins Total Viewers, More Than Doubling Its Lead Over ‘Today” From the Same Week Last Year   

 

‘GMA’ Cuts Its Season Margin With “Today” in Adults 25-54 to Its Closest Performance in 7 Years   

“Good Morning America” ranked as America’s No. 1 morning newscast in Total Viewers (3.291) and Adults 25-54 (785,000) for the week of May 16, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “GMA” turned in its 3rd straight win in Adults 25-54, marking its longest run at No. 1 in more than 6 1/2 years — since weeks of 8/10/15 through 8/24/15.

 

“GMA” outperformed “Today” (2.952 million) by 339,000 Total Viewers, more than doubling its lead over “Today” from the same week last year (+122%; vs. 153,000).

 

Season to date, “GMA” (3.350 million) is ranking as the No. 1 morning newscast in Total Viewers for the 10th year in a row, widening its lead over NBC’s “Today” (3.151 million) at the same point last season (+45% – 199,000 vs. 137,000) to its largest in 6 years — since the 2015-2016 season.

 

In addition, “GMA” is cutting its season margin with “Today” in Adults 25-54 (-33% – 62,000 vs. 93,000) to its closest performance in 7 years — since the 2014-2015 season.

 

During the week, “GMA” (3.291 million, 785,000 and 537,000, respectively) defeated “CBS Mornings” (2.434 million, 541,000 and 352,000, respectively) in Total Viewers (+857,000), Adults 25-54 (+244,000) and Adults 18-49 (+185,000).

 

MORNING NEWS (Week of May 16, 2022): 

 

                                                   TOTAL VIEWERS     ADULTS 25-54       ADULTS 18-49     HOUSEHOLDS

GOOD MORNING AMERICA              3,291,000           0.6/11;    785,000      0.4/10;   537,000            2.3/13

TODAY                                                      2,952,000           0.6/11;    763,000      0.4/11;   572,000            2.0/11

CBS MORNINGS                                      2,434,000           0.4/ 8;   541,000       0.3/ 7;    352,000            1.7/10

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 5/16/22), Previous Week (w/o 5/9/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 5/17/21). Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 – 5/23/22) and 2020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 – 5/24/21). Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Averages based on regular telecasts.

 

Emmy® Award-winning “GMA,” featuring the anchor team of Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Michael Strahan and chief meteorologist Ginger Zee, airs live Monday-Friday (7:00-9:00 a.m. EDT) on ABC. Simone Swink is the executive producer.

 

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ABC News Media Relations
Denise Horn
denise.horn@abc.com 

 

Pons Rongavilla
ponciano.rongavilla@abc.com 

Media Relations

Pons Rongavilla

Ratings/Viewership

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