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October 26, 2021

‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ Leads ‘Meet the Press’ for the 4th Time in the 5 Weeks of the Season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

** Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”

For Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021

‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ Leads ‘Meet the Press’ for the 4th Time in the 5 Weeks of the Season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

 

Season to Date, ‘This Week’ Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54, Taking the Top Spot in the Key Adult News Demo for the First Time in 6 Years

 

‘This Week’ Leads ‘Meet the Press’ in Total Viewers Season to Date for the First Time in 7 Years

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” averaged 2.527 million Total Viewers and 534,000 Adults 25-54 on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “This Week” beat NBC’s “Meet the Press” (2.381 million and 507,000, respectively) by 146,000 Total Viewers and by 27,000 Adults 25-54, leading the NBC program for the 4th time in the 5 weeks of the season in both measures.

 

Season to date, “This Week” is ranking No. 1 in Adults 25-54 (541,000), leading CBS’ Face the Nation (492,000) by 49,000 and NBC’s “Meet the Press” (501,000) by 40,000. In fact, “This Week” is taking the top spot in the key Adult news demo for the first time in 6 years — since the 2015-2016 season.

 

“This Week” is leading NBC’s “Meet the Pressin Total Viewers (+119,000 – 2.614 million vs. 2.495 million) 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 CBS’ “Face the Nation” in Total Viewers by 55% (183,000 vs. 403,000) to its closest in 5 years — since the 2016-2017 season.

 

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

 

Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021                          TOTAL VIEWERS        A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC “THIS WEEK”                                     2,527,000                     534,000/0.4

NBC “MEET THE PRESS”                           2,381,000                     507,000/0.4

CBS “FACE THE NATION”                        3,007,000                     541,000/0.4

CBS “FACE THE NATION-2”                    2,013,000                      355,000/0.3

FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”                     1,114,000                      307,000/0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 10/24/21, 10/17/21 and 10/25/20 or as dated. Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20 – 10/24/21 and 2020 -2021 Season (9/21 – 10/25/20). *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
Elizabeth Hecht
elizabeth.g.hecht@abc.com

 

Pons Rongavilla
ponciano.rongavilla@disney.com

Media Relations

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