MTP Tops ABC’s “This Week” in Total Viewers for 17th Straight Week
Year-Over-Year, MTP Marks Double-Digit Growth Across-the-Board
MTP Continues to Dominate D.C., Outperforming Competition Combined
NOV. 19, 2015 – With news of the tragic Paris attacks unfolding, more viewers turned to NBC News’ “Meet the Press with Chuck Todd” (MTP) on Nov. 15 for the latest developments than any other Sunday show. Delivering 3.505 million total viewers, MTP topped ABC’s “This Week” by +78,000 and CBS’ “Face the Nation” half-hour by +76,000.
MTP outperformed CBS’ half-hour for the first time since Sept. 27 of this year and topped ABC in total viewers for the 17thstraight week. The show also topped CBS’ half-hour in the 25-54 demo by +11%, with only 3% separating MTP from ABC in the demo.
MTP was rated for 53 minutes of its hour-long broadcast, compared to ABC, which rated for 37, and CBS, which consistently rates for only 30.
The strong momentum of MTP continues, marking double-digit growth compared to last year: +25% in total viewers and +43% in the demo.
MTP also continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, with triple-digit advantages over the competition, outperforming them combined in both total viewers and the 25-54 demo.
MTP delivered an additional 1.365 million total viewers and 509,000 25-54 viewers with rebroadcasts on the NBC network and on MSNBC.
Watch Sunday’s MTP episode, and follow the show on Facebook for the latest, including weekly Q&As with moderator Chuck Todd.
NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015
|SHOW NAME||NET||DUR||TOTAL VIEWERS||25-54
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||53||3505||954|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3429||857|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2651||635|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1729||509|
WASHINGTON, D.C. AVERAGES – SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015
|TOTAL VIEWERS||Adults 25-54|
|Market||Stn||Program||TV(000)||MTP ADV||TV(000)||MTP ADV|
|WASHINGTON||WRC||MEET THE PRESS||119||—||32||—|
|WASHINGTON||WUSA||FACE THE NATION HOUR||25||376%||6||433%|
|WASHINGTON||WJLA||THIS WEEK ABC||27||341%||5||540%|
|WASHINGTON||WTTG||FOX NEWS SUNDAY||50||138%||14||129%|
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MEET THE PRESS
“Meet the Press” is where newsmakers come to make news — setting the political agenda and spotlighting the impact Washington decision-making has on people across the country. “Meet the Press” reaches more than 3 million people every Sunday through its broadcasts and millions more through NBCNews.com, the #TweetThePress interview series, Flipboard, and social media platforms. Chuck Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” and John Reiss is the executive producer.
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