Sunday Show Ratings: May 8

By Chris Ariens 

Mother’s Day saw a ratings boost for the Sunday public affairs shows. Compared to Mother’s Day 2010, all the shows were up in total viewers, with Christiane Amanpour’s “This Week” (which will be getting a new EP soon) up +22%, Bob Schieffer’s “Face the Nation” is up +15%, David Gregory’s “Meet the Press” is up 13% and “FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace” is up 2%.

Cable replays of FOX News Sunday on FNC averaged a combined 2,180,000 total viewers and 473,000 A25-54 viewers. A 2pm replay of “Meet the Press” on MSNBC added 353,000 total viewers and 141,000 A25-54 viewers.

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC “Meet the Press” 3.47M 1.11M
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.92M 913K
ABC “This Week” 2.46M 7556K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.13M 435K