Sunday Show Ratings: June 2

By Merrill Knox Comment

CBS’ “Face the Nation” was the most-watched Sunday public affairs show June 2, topping NBC’s “Meet the Press” by +470,000 Total Viewers and +70,000 A25-54 viewers.

Compared to the same week last year, only “Face the Nation” (+19% in Total Viewers / +13% in A24-54) and Univision’s “Al Punto” (+14% / +13%) are up in both ratings measurements. “Fox News Sunday” is up +5% in Total Viewers and down -20% in the A25-54 demographic, and “Meet the Press” (-5% / -1%) and ABC’s “This Week” (-11% / -24%) were down across the board.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 2,389,000 Total Viewers and 482,000 viewers in the demo. “Meet the Press” delivered an additional  939,000 Total Viewers and 506,000 A25-54 viewers with rebroadcasts.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 63% of the country.

The numbers for June 2:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
“Face the Nation” 2.81M 748K
“Meet the Press” 2.34M 678K
ABC “This Week” 1.96M 535K
Fox “Fox News Sunday” 1.06M 328K
Univision “Al Punto” 770K 345K