Sunday Show Ratings: October 24

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By Alex Weprin Comment

The second to last Sunday before the midterm elections generated strong ratings for the public affairs programs, with all four up from the previous week.

“Meet the Press” returned to the top spot in both total and demo viewers after an unusual second-place finish to CBS’ “Face the Nation” last week, with the CBS program finishing second in both categories.

ABC’s “This Week” was third, with Fox’s “Fox News Sunday” fourth.

Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday brought in an additional 1.78 million total viewers and 311,000 demo viewers. rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” on NBC and MSNBC brought in an additional 1.469 million total viewers.

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC “Meet the Press” 3.210M 1.110M
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.620M 850K
ABC “This Week” 2.240M 810K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.150M 430K