Sunday Show Ratings: May 15

By Alex Weprin 

The Sunday public affairs shows had a solid showing May 15, with almost all up compared to the same week last year.

As usual NBC’s “Meet the Press” led the way in both total viewers and the core adults 25-54 demo. CBS’ “Face the Nation” placed second in both categories, followed by ABC’s “This Week.” Fox’s “Fox News Sunday placed fourth.

“MTP featured the first installment of its “meet the candidates” series, with Newt Gingrich.

Cable replays of FOX News Sunday on FNC averaged a combined 2,254,000 total viewers and 509,000 A25-54 viewers. “MTP” added 1,152,000 total viewers on replays.

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC “Meet the Press” 3.17M 1.01M
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.28M 650K
ABC “This Week” 1.99M 638K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.36M 558K