Only Sunday Show To Deliver More Than 1 Million Key Demo Viewers
Tops Competition By Double Digits In The Key Demo
Grows By Double Digits Across The Board Week Over Week And Year Over Year
Jan. 12, 2021 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, Jan. 10, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.); former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney; and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.
MTP averaged 4.515 million total viewers, topping ABC’s This Week by +574,000 and CBS’s Face the Nation by +65,000. This marks MTP’s best total viewer delivery in 40 weeks (since March 29, 2020). Compared to last Sunday, MTP was up +23 percent (+852,000) and compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up +34 percent (+1.148 million).
MTP was also #1 in the demo most valued by news advertisers and was the only Sunday show to deliver more than 1 million A25-54 key demo viewers. MTP averaged 1.095 million A25-54 viewers and topped both ABC and CBS by double digits: +33 percent (+270,000) more than ABC and +32 percent (+267,000) more than CBS. This marks MTP’s best A25-54 viewer delivery in 38 weeks (since April 12, 2020) and MTP’s best advantage over ABC in 36 weeks (since April 26, 2020) and CBS in 40 weeks (since March 29, 2020). Compared to last Sunday, MTP grew the most and was up +52 percent (+376,000) and compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP also grew the most and was up +35 percent (+282,000).
An additional 368,000 total viewers and 156,000 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 almost six years (since March 22, 2015).
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2021
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||51||4,515||1,095|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||4,451||829|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||4,258||789|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,460||448|
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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.