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The “Today” show has now maintained the top spot in the mornings for the last four weeks and wins the second quarter of 2012. The lead on #2 “Good Morning America” for the week was +133,000 Total Viewers.
All three shows are down compared to the same week last year, which was Ann Curry’s second week as co-host.
For the just completed second quarter, “Today” held a +72,000 viewer lead and a larger +241,000 A25-54 viewer lead. “Today” continues its streak as the #1 show in younger viewers now at 895 straight weeks. But this is closest “GMA” has been in 17 years. “GMA” also experienced its most-watched second quarter since 2005.
The averages for the week of June 18:
- Total Viewers: NBC: 4.59M / ABC: 4.46M / CBS: 2.14M
- A25-54 viewers: NBC: 1.84M / ABC: 1.63M / CBS: 759K
The averages for Q2 2012:
- Total Viewers: NBC: 5.03M / ABC: 4.95M / CBS: 2.43M
- A25-54 viewers: NBC: 2.16M / ABC: 1.92M / CBS: 950K