Tops Competition by Double Digits in Key Demo
Ranks #1 Across the Board Season to Date
January 14, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) won this past Sunday, January 12 as the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Michael Bennet, and averaged 3.362 million total viewers. MTP topped ABC’s This Week by nine percent (+271,000) and CBS’ Face the Nation by three percent (+106,000). Compared to last Sunday, MTP was up two percent (+64,000).
MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers, topping both ABC and CBS by double-digits. 811,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +29 percent (+182,000) more than ABC and +17 percent (+120,000) more than CBS.
Season-to-date, MTP is the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board.
MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, winning every Sunday with total viewers in almost five years (since March 22, 2015).
An additional 629,000 total viewers and 89,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||50||3,362||811|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3,256||691|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,722||586|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,328||375|
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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.