“This Week” Posts Top Growth For 2006

Highlights from ABC’s “Year in Review” release for “This Week with George Stephanopolous”

  • “According to Nielsen Media Research for Sunday, December 31, 2006, ABC News ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ outperformed CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’ among Total Viewers and in the key Adults 25-54 demographic for the sixth time this season. In addition, ‘This Week’ posted the best year-to-year performance of all four Sunday discussion programs. Note: All three Sunday shows were excluded from the average.”

  • “Among Adults 25-54, ‘This Week’ outperformed ‘Face the Nation’ and grew a significant 41% compared to last year. This was ABC’s highest delivery since January 2004.”

  • “In Total Viewers, ‘This Week’ again outperformed ‘Face the Nation,’ posting 3.17 million–a significant 29% growth versus last year. This was ABC’s highest delivery since October 2004.”