Christiane Amanpour Ratings: 'This Week' Debuts At #3 In Total Viewers, #2 In The Demo

08/05/2010 03:07 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Christiane Amanpour debuted on Sunday morning in third place.

Amanpour's first "This Week" averaged 2.25 million total viewers, up 7% from the previous week but down from the same week last year.

That put her in third place, behind NBC's "Meet the Press" (2.81 million) and CBS' "Face the Naiton" (2.37 million). "Fox News Sunday" averaged 1.22 million total viewers for fourth place.

In the A25-54 demo, Amanpour's "This Week" debut averaged 800,000 viewers, enough for second place behind "Meet the Press" (940,000). "Face the Nation" averaged 670,000 A25-54 viewers and "Fox News Sunday" averaged 460,000 viewers.

"This Week" was up 18% in the demo compared to the prio week, but also down compared to the same week a year ago.

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