Sunday Show Ratings: October 25

By Brian Flood 

CBS’ Face the Nation with John Dickerson was the top-rated Sunday public affairs program in total viewers on October 25. However, ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos won the key A25-54 demo for the ninth-straight Sunday and was the only show to surpass 1 million demo viewers. This Week is up +35 percent i viewers and +44 percent in the demo compared to the same week last year.

NBC’s Meet the Press with Chuck Todd finished second in total viewers and third in the demo. MTP has now beaten ABC’s This Week in total viewers for 14 straight weeks.

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace combined with cable replays for 3.37 million viewers. Replays on FNC averaged a combined 1.8 million total viewers and 291,000 in the demo.


Face the Nation is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 57.4% of the country.

The numbers for October 25:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
CBS Face the Nation 3.70M  887,000
NBC Meet the Press 3.50M 864,000
ABC This Week 3.34M 1M
FOX Fox News Sunday 1.57M 480,000
UNIV Al Punto*

 *Al Punto numbers will be added as they become available