Sunday Show Ratings: December 21

By Brian Flood Comment

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CBS’ “Face the Nation” was the top-rated public affairs program on Dec. 21, up +15% in total viewers and up +21% in the key A25-54 demo, compared to the same day last year.

ABC’s “This Week” ranks second in both categories, up +3 in viewers and up +16% in the demo. NBC’s “Meet the Press” ranks third, up+5% and +10% respectively.

“Fox News Sunday” was up +65 in viewers but down -24% in the demo, while combining with cable replays for 3.1 million viewers. Replays on FNC averaged a combined 1.76 million total viewers and  348,000 in the demo.

“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 55% of the country.

The numbers for December 21:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
“Face the Nation” 3.60M 1M
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.72M 794,000
“This Week” 3.02M 935,000
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.38M 387,000
UNIV “Al Punto”