Sunday Show Ratings: October 2

By Merrill Knox 

After being in first place last week, CBS’ “Face the Nation” fell back to second place in total viewers on October 2, with NBC’s “Meet the Press” reclaiming the top spot by 231,000 viewers. In the A25-54 demographic, however, the two shows are essentially tied, separated by only 5,000 A25-54 viewers.

Week-to-week, all four shows were up in total viewers. In the A25-54 demographic, “Meet the Press,” “Fox News Sunday” and ABC’s “This Week” were all up, while “Face the Nation” was down.

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
NBC “Meet the Press” 2.96M 819K
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.73M 814K
ABC “This Week” 2.18M 586K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.22M 482K