‘Good Morning America’ Hits 19-Year Viewership High Over ‘Today’; ‘Good Day NY’ Beats NBC Morning Show In May Sweep

Dancing With The Stars may have hit its lowest finale ever on Tuesday night, but it helped provide a nearly two-decade high to Good Morning America. With DWTS winners on the show on Wednesday, the ABC morning series continued its dominance over rival Today by beating the NBC show by 1.6 million viewers. That’s the largest single-day total viewership spread GMA has had in fast affiliate results over the NBC show since May 18, 1994. Good Morning America pulled in 6.1 million total viewers compared to Today’s 4.5 million. Back on that May day in 1994, GMA had 5.7 million viewers over Today’s 3.8 million. Until Wednesday, the biggest spread between the two was on November 28, 2012, when GMA’s 5.7 million viewers topped Today by 1.3 million. GMA had DWTS winners from last season on that day too. (more…)

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