According to Nielsen Media Research in the DC market on Sunday, July 27th, “FOX News Sunday” moderated by Chris Wallace was the most-watched Sunday show in the DC market in households, total viewers and the A25-54 demo.
FOX posted its second highest total viewership ever in the market with 107,000 total viewers (the highest was Feb. 7, 2010 when Wallace interviewed Sarah Palin with 132,000 in P2+). July 27 was also the first time FOX bested NBC in 7 years, and second time ever. The ratings come days after reports that David Gregory’s time as “Meet the Press” host is coming to an end.
In the key A25-54 demo, FOX led with 41,000 viewers in the DC market, followed by ABC’s “This Week” with 36,000 and NBC’s “Meet the Press” with 33,000. In total households following FOX at 64,000 was NBC with 53,000 and CBS with 36,000.
This past Sunday, both FOX and NBC had interviews with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. ABC hosted Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX). Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joined CBS’s “Face the Nation.” Henry Cisneros, former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, was on “Al Punto.” Highlight’s from the day’s programing here.
See the full numbers after the jump.
|4 WRC NBC||MEET PRESS-SUN||10:30 – 11:30 am||53||73||33|
|5 WTTG FOX||FOX NWS SUNDAY||9 – 10 am||64||107||41|
|14 WFDC UNI||AL PNTO SU-UNI||10 – 11 am||19||57||32|
|9 WUSA CBS||FACE NATN-CBS||10:30 – 11:30 am||36||59||29|
|7 WJLA ABC||THIS WEEK-ABC||10 – 11 am||35||65||36|