Sunday Show Ratings: September 20

By kevin 

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After the President Obama blitz, it’s time to take a look at the ratings breakdown for the broadcast Sunday shows. NBC’s “Meet the Press” won the day with 3.29M Total Viewers tuning in. While it was nothing massive, all three broadcast programs that interviewed the president saw increases from the previous week. ABC’s “This Week” saw the largest increase week-to-week (320K Total Viewers/150K demo) while CBS’ “Face the Nation” saw the smallest (60K/40K). “Fox News Sunday” saw a small decrease in Total Viewers for its FOX broadcast.

Guest list for the Sunday shows is here.

Network Program Total
Viewers
A25-54
NBC “Meet the Press” 3.29M 1.07M
ABC “This Week” 3.08M 1.01M
CBS “Face the Nation” 2.74M 900K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.24M 530K

Update: Univision’s “Al Punto” also featured an interview with the president on Sunday. That program drew 954K Total Viewers and 461K in the A25-54 demo. Cable network info after the jump.



Obama appeared on CNN Sunday morning where “State of the Union” drew 602k Total Viewers and 228K in the demo in the 9amET hour, which is when the program first broadcast John King‘s full interview. SOTU reran the interview during the day and drew 654K/187K in the 12pmET hour and 609K/198K in the 8pmET hour.

For the Fox News replay, FNS had an additional 950K Total Viewers/201K demo viewers at 2pmET and 1.25M/250K at 6pmET. Added to the FOX broadcast, that’s a combined 3.4M Total Viewers and 1M in the demo.

MTP had an additional 379K Total Viewers in its MSNBC replays, bringing the show’s total to 3.67M.

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