Only Sunday Show to Deliver More Than 3 Million Total Viewers
Tops Competition by Double Digits Across the Board
Ranks #1 Across the Board Season to Date
November 12, 2019 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) won this past Sunday, November 10 as the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured exclusive interviews with Sen. Rand Paul, Rep. Jim Himes, and Sen. Sherrod Brown and averaged 3.233 million total viewers. MTP topped both ABC’s This Week and CBS’s Face the Nation by double-digits: +20 percent (+530,000) ahead of ABC and +10 percent (+298,000) more than CBS. Compared to last Sunday, MTP’s total viewership was up six percent (+172,000).
MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers, again topping both ABC and CBS by double-digits. 727,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned in to the Sunday program: +15 percent (+93,000) more than ABC and +19 percent (+114,000) more than CBS.
Season-to-date, MTP is the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board, delivering its best total viewer lead over ABC in eight years and CBS in ten years.
MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, outperforming its competition combined among A25-54 key demo viewers and winning every Sunday with total viewers for more than four straight years (since March 22, 2015).
An additional 1.124 million total viewers and 291,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2019
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||50||3233||727|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||2935||613|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2396||481|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1289||382|
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MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD
Meet the Press with Chuck Todd is where newsmakers come to make news — setting the political agenda and spotlighting the impact Washington decision-making has on Americans across the country. It is the #1 most-watched Sunday public affairs show for the 2018-2019 season, reaching more than three million viewers every Sunday and millions more through social, digital and on-demand platforms. Meet the Press brings its authority and influencer interviews to MSNBC with MTP Daily weekdays at 5 p.m. ET and to The Chuck ToddCast. It’s the longest-running show in television history, recently expanding its brand to include a political short-documentary film festival in collaboration with the American Film Institute. Chuck Todd is the political director of NBC News and the moderator of Meet the Press; John Reiss is the executive producer.