#1 In Key A25-54 Demo on Sunday
Wins Every Sunday Among Total Viewers In The Nation’s Capital in Over Five Years
September 29, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the key demo for the month of September and this past Sunday, September 27, according to Nielsen Media Research.
September marked MTP’s 14th consecutive month at #1 in the demo most valued by news advertisers and third straight September win.
MTP averaged 632,000 A25-54 key demo viewers for the month of September: five percent (+29,000) more than ABC’s This Week and nine percent (+54,000) more than CBS’s Face the Nation.
MTP averaged 3.023 million total viewers, topping ABC by six percent (+177,000). Five percent separated MTP from CBS, which continues to rate for only the first 30 minutes of its hour-long broadcast and follows the highly-rated CBS Sunday Morning. Compared to last September, MTP was up two percent (+69,000).
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Chair of the Republican Policy Committee; Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee; and H.R. McMaster, former National Security Adviser to President Donald Trump.
MTP was the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the demo most valued by news advertisers this past Sunday, September 27 and averaged 663,000 A25-54 viewers. MTP topped ABC by seven percent (+42,000) and CBS by +20 percent (+110,000). Compared to last week, MTP grew the most and was up +7 percent (+46,000). MTP averaged 2.932 million total viewers, one percent (+41,000) more than ABC’s This Week.
An additional 384,000 total viewers and 149,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through a rebroadcast on NBC.
MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, more than doubling the competition across the board. MTP has won every Sunday with total viewers in over five years (since March 22, 2015), topping the competition for more than 230 consecutive Sundays.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||51||2,932||663|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3,115||553|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,671||479|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,186||281|
NATIONAL AVERAGES – SEPTEMBER 2020
|Show Name||Net||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||3,023||632|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||3,181||578|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||2,767||518|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||1,219||311|
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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 2019-2020 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 1 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.