Best Across-The-Board Deliveries In 22 Weeks
Tops Competition By Double Digits In Key Demo
Nov. 10, 2020 – On the Sunday following the election, Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the most-watched Sunday show across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), and Biden Deputy Campaign Manager and Communications Director Kate Bedingfield.
MTP averaged 3.690 million total viewers, topping of ABC’s This Week by five percent (+169,000) and CBS’s Face The Nation by +15,000. This marks MTP best total viewer delivery in 22 weeks (since May 31, 2020). Compared to last Sunday, MTP was up six percent (+219,000) and compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up +13 percent (+435,000).
MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers and topped ABC and CBS by double-digits. 848,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +11 percent (+85,000) more than ABC’s This Week and +15 percent (109,000) more than CBS’s Face The Nation. This marks MTP best A25-54 viewer delivery in 22 weeks (since May 31, 2020). Compared to last Sunday, MTP grew the most and was up +14 percent (+102,000) and compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up +14 percent (+103,000).
An additional 385,000 total viewers and 149,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through a rebroadcast on NBC.
MTP also won in the influential Washington, D.C. market, more than doubling the competition 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, NOV. 8, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||49||3,690||848|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3,675||739|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||3,233||669|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,537||463|
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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.