Press release - Ratings

July 3, 2024

ABC News Is the No. 1 News Network in America for the 2nd Quarter of 2024

‘Good Morning America,’ ‘World News Tonight with David Muir,’ ‘The View’ and ‘GMA3: What You Need to Know’ Lead All Broadcast and Cable Competition

ABC News is the No. 1 news network in America for the 2nd quarter of 2024. “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “The View” and “GMA3: What You Need to Know” all outdelivered broadcast and cable competition.


ABC News’ “Good Morning America” ranked No. 1 for the 2nd quarter of 2024 in Total Viewers (2.777 million), based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research.

  • “GMA”’s victory marked its 12th consecutive 2nd quarter victory in Total Viewers — since 2Q13. Overall, “GMA” has won 46 of the last 48 quarters in Total Viewers — since 3Q12, only finishing behind NBC’s “Today”’s Summer Olympics-fueled 3Q16 and Winter Olympics-boosted 1Q18.


ABC News’ “World News Tonight with David Muir” won the 2nd quarter of 2024, standing as the No. 1 newscast across broadcast and cable in Total Viewers (7.462 million), Adults 25-54 (1.037 million) and Adults 18-49 (695,000), based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research.

  • “World News Tonight” turned in an across-the-board win for the 5th consecutive year during the 2nd quarter. Overall, “World News Tonight” has won the last 29 quarters in Total Viewers and the last 18 quarters in Adults 25-54 — since 2Q17 and 1Q20, respectively.
  • “World News Tonight” posted its largest Total Viewers lead over “NBC Nightly News” during a 2nd quarter in 29 years — since 2Q95.
  • “World News Tonight” delivered its largest quarter lead over “NBC Nightly News” in more than 3 years in Total Viewers (1.571 million) and nearly 2 years in Adults 25-54 (+227,000) and Adults 18-49 (+164,000) — since 1Q21 and 3Q22, respectively.


For the 2nd quarter, “The View” ranked No. 1 in Households (1.61 rating) and Total Viewers (2.364 million) among all network and syndicated daytime talk shows and news programs, including NBC’s “TODAY Third Hour” (1.25 rating and 1.838 million, respectively), “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna” (0.93 rating and 1.372 million, respectively), CBS’ “The Talk” (0.82 rating and 1.246 million, respectively), “The Kelly Clarkson Show” (0.90 rating and 1.276 million, respectively) and “NBC News Daily” (0.77 rating and 1.126 million, respectively).


ABC’s “GMA3: What You Need to Know” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.329 million) during the 2nd quarter of 2024, based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research, beating “NBC News Daily” (1.126 million) and CBS’ “The Talk” (1.246 million).

  • “GMA3” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers, leading the CBS and NBC programs during a 2nd quarter for the 4th consecutive year and for the 9th straight quarter overall — since 2Q21 and 2Q22, respectively.
  • “GMA3” outdelivered “NBC News Daily” and CBS’ “The Talk” in Total Viewers to rank No. 1 in all 13 weeks of the 2nd quarter of 2024.

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49, Live+7/Most Current – 2Q24: 4/1 – 6/30/24, 2Q23: 3/27 – 6/25/23 and 1Q23: 1/1/ – 3/31/24. For “The View” and GMA3,” Total Viewers, Women 25-54 and Women 18-49.  Syndication 2Q24: 4/1 – 6/23/24. Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Averages based on regular telecasts.

ABC News Media Relations
Van Scott

Jeannie Kedas

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