Ranks #1 Across the Board Season to Date
Grows by Double Digits Across the Board Year Over Year
April 7, 2020 – This past Sunday’s special edition of Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) focusing on the coronavirus pandemic was the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the key demo, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Season-to-date, MTP is the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board.
Sunday’s special edition broadcast featured interviews with U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, Gov. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.), Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.) and Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte.
MTP won in the demo most valued by news advertisers. 1.176 million A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +10 percent (+103,000) more than ABC’s This Week and six percent (+70,000) more than CBS’s Face the Nation. Compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up +42 percent (+347,000). MTP was up by double digits across the board year over year.
MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, more than doubling the competition among A25-54 viewers and winning every Sunday with total viewers in over five years (since March 22, 2015).
An average of 4.445 million total viewers tuned into MTP: seven percent (+278,000) more than ABC. Compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up +32 percent (+1.074 million).
An additional 938,000 total viewers and 250,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||51||4,445||1176|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||5,030||1106|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||4,362||937|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||2,044||628|
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