Sunday Show Ratings: December 18

By Chris Ariens Comment

NBC’s “Meet the Press” was #1 in Total Viewers and A25-54 viewers last Sunday, but only #2 CBS’s “Face the Nation” showed growth in both Total Viewers and younger viewers compared to the same week last year: +16% in Total Viewers and +40% in A25-54 viewers.

ABC’s “This Week” which will be getting a new host January 8, came in third followed by “FOX News Sunday” which had the first Sunday interview in more than 20 months, with Mitt Romney. On cable, “Meet the Press” added an additional 642,000 viewers with rebroadcasts on MSNBC while “Fox News Sunday” added 1.87 million viewers for Fox News Channel replays.

The numbers for December 18:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
“Meet the Press” 3.22M 957K
“Face the Nation” 3.15M 941K
ABC “This Week” 2.30M 669K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.30M 497K
Univision “Al Punto” 852K 405K