Sunday Show Ratings: March 18

By Alex Weprin 

How close is the race among the Sunday public affairs shows? So close that NBC’s “Meet the Press” and CBS’ “Face the Nation” tied in the key adults 25-54 demo on Sunday. In total viewers, NBC’s “Meet the Press” led the way, continuing the ratings see-saw.

ABC’s “This Week” remains in third place, though it was in the ballpark of both CBS and NBC, while “Fox News Sunday” and Univision’s “Al Punto” round out the list.

Compared to last year all of the shows were down in both total and demo viewers.


On cable replays “FNS” added 1.77M total and 351,000 demo viewers.

The numbers for March 18:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
“Meet the Press” 3.01M 842K
“Face the Nation” 2.68M 842K
ABC “This Week” 2.08M 658K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.01M 429K
Univision “Al Punto” 763K 309K