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ABC's THIS WEEK Ranks No. 1 in Key Demos

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ABC's THIS WEEK Ranks No. 1 in Key Demos

On August 10, 2014, ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" ranked No. 1 in Adults 25-54 (829,000), according to Nielsen Media Research. "This Week" has ranked No. 1 in the key adult news demo in 9 of the last 11 weeks.

"This Week" beat NBC's "Meet the Press" (2.429 million and 747,000, respectively) by 204,000 Total Viewers and by 82,000 Adults 25-54. In fact, "This Week" has outperformed the NBC program in the last 7 Sundays in overall viewers and in 6 of the last 7 in the key adult news demo.

"This Week" posted week-to-week gains in both Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 25-54 (+11%) - 2.587 million and 746,000, respectively on 8/3/14.

"This Week" also built on its performance on the same Sunday last year in both Total Viewers (+5%) and Adults 25-54 (+28%) - 2.517 million and 649,000, respectively on 8/11/13. In fact, "This Week" has improved on the same Sunday last year in 6 of the last 7 weeks.

Season to date, "This Week" is up by double-digits in Total Viewers (+14%) and Adults 25-54 (+15%) versus its year-ago season averages. "This Week" is delivering its strongest performance in 5 years - since the 2008-09 season. In addition, "This Week" is up the most from the same point last season in both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS' "Face the Nation" (+1%/+1%), NBC's "Meet the Press" (-5%/-6%) and Fox's "Fox News Sunday" (+3%/-9%).

In addition, "This Week" leads NBC's "Meet the Press" this season in both Total Viewers (+200,000) and Adults 25-54 (+64,000), leading the NBC program by its largest Total Viewer advantagein 18 years, while beating "Meet the Press during a season for the first time 20 years in the key adult news demo - since the 1995-96 and the 1993-94 seasons, respectively.

Robin Sproul, Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, serves as the Executive in Charge of "This Week" and Jonathan Greenberger serves as the Executive Producer.

Follow "This Week" on Twitter @ThisWeekABC.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC "THIS WEEK" 2,633,000 829,000/0.7

NBC "MEET THE PRESS" 2,429,000 747,000/0.6

CBS "FACE THE NATION" 2,899,000 772,000/0.6

CBS "FACE THE NATION-2" 1,868,000 452,000/0.4

FOX "FOX NEWS SUNDAY" 1,210,000 369,000/0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live + SD for 8/10/14, 8/3/14and 8/11/13 or as dated. Most Current: 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 - 8/10/14) and 2012-2013 Season (9/24/12 - 8/11/13).

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