Tops Competition By Double Digits In Key Demo
Grows The Most Across The Board Year Over Year, Up By Double Digits in Total Viewers And Key Demo
Ranks #1 Across The Board Season To Date
June 16, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, June 14, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, NBC News Science Contributor Joseph Fair and Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Infectious Diseases Physician and Medical Director of Special Pathogens Unit at Boston University School of Medicine and NBC News Medical Contributor.
MTP averaged 3.296 million total viewers: +16 percent (+448,000) more than ABC’s This Weekand two percent (+78,000) more than CBS’ Face the Nation. Compared to last Sunday, MTP was the only Sunday show to grow and was up five percent (+172,000) and compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP grew the most and was up +16 percent (+466,000).
MTP was also #1 in the demo most valued by news advertisers, topping both ABC and CBS by double-digits. 746,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +13 percent (+87,000) more than ABC’s This Week and +14 percent (+93,000) more than CBS’ Face the Nation. Compared to last Sunday, MTP was up eight percent (+55,000) and compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP grew the most and was up +15 percent (+100,000).
An additional 721,000 total viewers and 192,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.
MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, beating the competition combined across the board and winning every Sunday with total viewers in over five years (since March 22, 2015).
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||51||3,296||746|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3,218||653|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,947||585|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,251||314|
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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.