Grows In Key Demo And Total Viewers Year Over Year
Wins Every Sunday Among Total Viewers In The Nation’s Capital In Over Five Years
Dec. 8, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, Dec. 6, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Dr. Deborah Birx, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator; Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.); and Gabriel Sterling, Voting System Implementation Manager for the State of Georgia.
MTP averaged 3.580 million total viewers, topping ABC’s This Week by four percent (+124,000) and CBS’s Face The Nation by nine percent (+306,0000). This marks MTP’s best total viewer advantage over CBS in 26 weeks (since May 31, 2020). Compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up +16 percent (+490,000).
MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers. 754,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: one percent (+7,000) more than ABC’s This Week and +27 percent (162,000) more than CBS’s Face The Nation. This marks MTP’s best A25-54 viewer advantage over CBS in 23 weeks (since June 21, 2020). Compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up nine percent (+62,000).
An additional 467,000 total viewers and 125,000 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 and winning every Sunday with total viewers in over five years (since March 22, 2015).
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||51||3,580||754|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3,274||593|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,827||520|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,340||344|
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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.