For Sunday news junkies, ‘This Week’ cuts into ‘Meet’s’ demo lead by 55% and total viewing lead by 18 % year to year.

On Sunday, June 13, 2010, ABC News’ “This Week” continued to close the year-to-year gaps with NBC’s “Meet the Press.” In the key Adults 25-54 demographic, “This Week” narrowed the gap with “Meet” by 55% (150,000 in 2010 vs. 330,000 in 2009) versus the same week last year. 

Among Total Viewers, ABC cut into NBC’s lead by 18% (630,000 in 2010 vs. 770,000 in 2009).

Last Sunday anchor Jake Tapper had exclusive interviews with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Microsoft chairman and co-founder Bill Gates. The round table featured Donna Brazile, former Congressman Tom Davis, Robert Reich and George Will.

(Sunday, June 13, 2010)     TOTAL VIEWERS       A25-54 MM/Rtg
ABC “THIS WEEK”              2,130,000           730,000/.6
CBS “FACE THE NATION”    2,390,000           770,000/.6
NBC “MEET THE PRESS”         2,760,000   880,000/.7
FOX “FOX NEWS SUNDAY”        1,060,000           410,000/.3

Ian Cameron is the executive producer. ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper is the interim anchor.  The program airs Sundays on the ABC Television Network.

Source: ABC – The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54) Live+SD weeks of 6/7/10 & 6/8/09.