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August 2, 2022

‘Good Morning America’ Is No. 1 Morning News Show in All Key Demos — Total Viewers, Adults 25–54 and Adults 18–49; ‘GMA’ Wins July Sweep in Total Viewers and Adults 25–54

‘GMA’ Wins in Adults 25-54 for 3rd Week in a Row and for 11th Time in the Last 13 Weeks

 

For the First Time in 7 Years, ‘GMA’ Wins July Sweep and Also Scores 11th Consecutive July Victory in Total Viewers

Season to Date, ‘GMA’ Ranks as the No. 1 Morning News Shows in Total Viewers for the 10th Year in a Row

Week of July 25, 2022

“Good Morning America” stood as the morning’s No. 1 newscast in all key target demos: Total Viewers (2.941 million), Adults 25-54 (642,000) and Adults 18-49 (445,000) for the week of July 25, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “GMA” won the week in Adults 25-54 for the 3rd week in a row and for the 11th time in the last 13 weeks.

“GMA” outperformed “Today” (2.769 million, 633,000 and 444,000, respectively) by 172,000 Total Viewers, by 9,000 Adults 25-54 and by 1,000 Adults 18-49. 

Season to date, “GMA” (3.288 million) is ranking as the No. 1 morning newscast in Total Viewers for the 10th year in a row, nearly doubling its lead over NBC’s “Today” (3.068 million) at the same point last season (+88% – 220,000 vs. 117,000) 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 by more than half (-51% – 41,000 vs. 84,000) to its closest performance in 7 years — since the 2014-2015 season.

During the week, “GMA” (2.941 million, 642,000 and 445,000, respectively) defeated “CBS Mornings” (2.301 million, 493,000 and 307,000, respectively) in Total Viewers (+640,000), Adults 25-54 (+149,000) and Adults 18-49 (+138,000).

July 2022 Sweep

ABC News’ “Good Morning America” won the July 2022 sweep in both Total Viewers (2.949 million) and Adults 25-54 (632,000), based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research, representing “GMA”’s first news demo win during the month in 7 years — since July 2015.

“GMA” led in Total Viewers representing its 11th consecutive July victory and 39th win in the last 41 sweeps overall since July 2012. “GMA” outdelivered NBC’s “Today” (2.714 million) by 235,000 during the month, more than tripling its lead from the year-ago sweep (+256%; vs. 66,000) to its largest during a July sweep in 7 years — since July 2015.

“GMA” (2.949 million, 632,000 and 424,000) defeated “CBS This Morning” (2.277 million, 460,000 and 295,000) during the 2022 July sweep in all key demos: Total Viewers (+672,000 million), Adults 25-54 (+172,000) and Adults 18-49 (+129,000).

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.

 

MORNING NEWS (Week of July 25, 2022):
                                                           TOTAL VIEWERS     ADULTS 25-54       ADULTS 18-49     HOUSEHOLDS
GOOD MORNING AMERICA       2,941,000                       0.5/11; 642,000         0.3/11; 445,000        2.1/13
TODAY                                                2,769,000                       0.5/11; 633,000         0.3/11; 444,000        1.9/12
CBS MORNINGS                                2,301,000                        0.4/ 9;  493,000         0.2/ 7; 307,000         1.6/10

 

MORNING NEWS (July 2022 Sweep):
                                                            TOTAL VIEWERS     ADULTS 25-54       ADULTS 18-49     HOUSEHOLDS
GOOD MORNING AMERICA       2,949,000                       0.5/11; 632,000         0.3/10; 424,000        2.1/13
TODAY                                                2,714,000                       0.5/11; 628,000         0.3/11; 443,000        1.9/12
CBS MORNINGS                                 2,277,000                       0.4/ 8;  460,000         0.2/ 7; 295,000         1.6/10

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 7/25/22), Previous Week (w/o 7/18/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 7/26/21). Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 – 7/31/22) and 2020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 – 8/1/21). Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Averages based on regular telecasts.   Sweeps based on Live+7/Most Current:  July 2022 (6/30 – 7/27/22), May 2022 (4/28 – 5/25/22) and July 2021 (7/1-7/28/21). Sweep periods (November, February, May and July). NOTE: Due to the digital transition, the 2009 February sweep was 3/5 – 4/1/09.

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ABC News Media Relations
Denise Horn
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Pons Rongavilla
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