Morning Show Ratings: Week of May 5

By Chris Ariens 

morningshowanchors2014“CBS This Morning,” while still in third place, was the only broadcast network morning program to show year-over-year growth among total viewers. “CTM” was up +7% in viewers, but down -5% in the younger demo.

ABC’s “Good Morning America” remains the No. 1 morning show, with a +650,000 viewer lead on NBC’s “Today,” though “Today” had its narrowest gap vs. “GMA” in 6 weeks.

Both shows were down compared to the same week last year. “GMA” was down -5% in viewers and down -1% in the demo, while “Today” was down -8% in viewers and down -4% in the demo.

The averages for the week of May 5, 2014:

  • Total Viewers: ABC: 5.518M / NBC: 4.886M / CBS: 3.205M
  • A25-54 viewers: ABC: 2.103M / NBC: 2.011M / CBS: 955,000