Season to Date, ‘This Week’ Beats NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, Plus Cuts Its Total Viewers Margin With ‘Face the Nation’ to Its Smallest Gap in 13 Years

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. In fact, “This Week” took the top spot in Total Viewers for the 3rd time in the last four weeks.

In addition, “This Week” outdelivered NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Adults 25-54 for the 2nd Sunday in a row.

Season to date, “This Week” is beating NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers for the 2nd straight season and by its largest lead in 26 years ― since the 1996-1997 season. “This Week” is also cutting its Total Viewers season margin with “Face the Nation” (-9% – 239,000 vs. 264,000) to its smallest gap in 13 years ― since the 2009-2010 season.

In addition, for the 2nd season in a row, “This Week” is leading NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Adults 25-54.

NOTE: CBS’ “Face the Nation” was retitled to “Face-Nation.”

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.” Brooke Brower is the executive producer.

ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” NBC’s “Meet the Press” and Fox’ “Fox News Sunday” each air for 60 minutes, while CBS’ “Face the Nation” airs for 30 minutes.

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 8/27/23, 8/20/23 and 8/28/22 or as dated. Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22-8/27/23), Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21-8/28/22). 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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