Tops Competition By Double Digits
December 22, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the key demo this past Sunday, December 20, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah); Dr. Vivek Murthy, Incoming U.S. Surgeon General; and Kyle McGowan, former Chief of Staff at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Amanda Campbell, former Deputy Chief of Staff at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
MTP averaged 793,000 A25-54 viewers and topped both ABC’s This Week and CBS’s Face The Nation by double-digits in the demo most valued by news advertisers: +11 percent (+79,000) more than ABC and +13 percent more than CBS (+89,000). This marks MTP’s best A25-54 viewer delivery in five weeks (since November 15, 2020). Compared to last week, MTP grew the most and was up five percent (+37,000).
MTP averaged 3.414 million total viewers. An additional 401,000 total viewers and 198,000 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. 20, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||51||3,414||793|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3,632||703|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||3,136||615|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,287||321|
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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.