Sunday Show Ratings: August 16, 2009

By kevin Comment

NBC’s “Meet the Press” had a strong first-place showing this week, pulling away from “This Week” by 889K Total Viewers with its best number since April 19, 2009. Among other guests, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow made her first MTP appearance this week. Jake Tapper filled in for George Stephanopoulos on ABC News’ “This Week.” “Fox News Sunday” had an additional 1.88M Total Viewers on the FNC replays, bringing their total to 3.09M Total Viewers (946K A25-54) for the day.

Here is the ratings breakdown for Sunday:

NBC “Meet the Press” 3.36M / 1.03M
ABC “This Week” 2.47M / 800K
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.45M / 780K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.21M / 460K