THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS Wins 2nd Quarter 2014 in Adults 25-54

THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS Wins 2nd Quarter 2014 in Adults 25-54

ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" won the 2nd quarter 2014 in Adults 25-54 (826,000), according to Nielsen Media Research. "This Week" captured its first demo win during any quarter in nearly 17 years and first during a 2nd quarter in 20 years -- since 3Q97 and 2Q94, respectively.

Beating NBC's "Meet the Press" in Adults 25-54 for the 4th quarter in a row, "This Week" outperformed the NBC program by its largest news demo advantage for any quarter in more nearly 21 years and biggest during a 2nd quarter in 22 years - since 3Q93 and 2Q92, respectively.

"This Week" defeated CBS' "Face the Nation" in Adults 25-54 (+45,000) first time during a quarter in nearly 3 years with its largest quarter advantage in nearly 5 years - since 3Q11 and 3Q09, respectively. Further, "This Week" led the CBS program by its largest 2nd quarter lead in 14 years - since 2Q00.

In Total Viewers, "This Week" outdelivered NBC's "Meet the Press" for the 4th consecutive quarter, leading the NBC program by its largest overall viewer advantage (+421,000) for any quarter in nearly 17 years - since 3Q97.

"This Week" posted double-digit increases from the year-ago quarter (2.447 million and 680,000, respectively on 2Q13) in both Total Viewers (+14%)and Adults 25-54 (+21%). In fact, "This Week" delivered its strongest 2nd quarter performance in 15 years in Total Viewers and in 5 years in Adults 25-54 - since 2Q99 and 2Q09, respectively. In addition, "This Week" grew the most in Total Viewers and stood as the only public affairs program to grow in Adults 25-54, as CBS' "Face the Nation" (-6%/-8%) and NBC's "Meet the Press" (-11%/-9%) were both down, while Fox's "Fox News Sunday" (+3%/-9%) was mixed.

June 29, 2014

On June 29, 2014, ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" ranked No. 1 in both Total Viewers (2.643 million) and Adults 25-54(890,000), according to Nielsen Media Research. "This Week" led CBS' "Face the Nation" (+55,000 and +231,000, respectively), NBC's "Meet the Press" (+94,000 and +68,000, respectively) and Fox's "Fox News Sunday" (+1.617 million and +600,000, respectively).

"This Week" was up week to week in both Total Viewers (+19%) and Adults 25-54 (+36%) - 2.217 million and 655,000, respectively, on 6/22/14. The ABC public affairs program was up the most versus the previous week compared to CBS' "Face the Nation" (-13%/-21%), NBC's "Meet the Press" (+9%/+16%) and Fox's "Fox News Sunday" (-11%/-19%).

For the 9th time in the last 10 weeks, "This Week" grew from its year-ago telecast both Total Viewers (+8%) and Adults 25-54 (+46%) - 2.044564 million and 608,000, respectively on 6/30/13. "This Week" saw the most year-to-year improvement versus CBS' "Face the Nation" (-4%/-15%), NBC's "Meet the Press" (+3%/+36%) and Fox's "Fox News Sunday" (+3%/-19%).

Season to date, "This Week" is up by double-digits in Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 25-54 (+15%) versus its year-ago season averages. Growing in both measures for the 2nd year in a row, "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" (-6%/-7%) and Fox's "Fox News Sunday" (+2%/-9%).

In addition, "This Week" leads NBC's "Meet the Press" this season in both Total Viewers (+174,000) and Adults 25-54 (+57,000), leading the NBC program by its largest Total Viewer advantage in 18 years, while beating "Meet the Press in 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.

2nd Quarter 2014 TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC "THIS WEEK-SUNDAY" 2,786,000 826,000/0.7

NBC "MEET THE PRESS" 2,365,000 687,000/0.6

CBS "FACE THE NATION" 2,874,000 781,000/0.7

CBS "FACE THE NATION-2" 1,651,000 409,000/0.3

FOX "FOX NEWS SUNDAY" 1,165,000 367,000/0.3

Sunday, June 29, 2014 TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 (000)/Rtg

ABC "THIS WEEK" 2,643,000 890,000/0.7

NBC "MEET THE PRESS" 2,549,000 822,000/0.7

CBS "FACE THE NATION" 2,588,000 659,000/0.6

CBS "FACE THE NATION-2" 1,391,000 208,000/0.2

FOX "FOX NEWS SUNDAY" 1,026,000 290,000/0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 6/29/14, 6/22/14 and 6/30/13 or as dated. Most Current: 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 - 6/29/14) and 2012-2013 Season (9/24/12 - 6/31/13). Most Current - 2Q14: 3/31 - 6/29/14. 1Q14: 12/30/13 - 3/30/14. 2Q13: 4/1 - 6/30/13. All averages based on regular telecasts.

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