Plus – Reaches More Than 1.8 Million Video Views Across Digital Platforms
Wins Every Sunday Among Total Viewers in the Nation’s Capital for Six Years Straight
May 11, 2021 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the key demo this past Sunday, May 9, according to Nielsen Media Research.
#1 in Key Demo for Second Straight Week
MTP was #1 in the demo most valued by news advertisers and averaged 538,000 A25-54 viewers: six percent (+28,000) more than ABC’s This Week and +14 percent (+66,000) more than CBS’s Face the Nation.
Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.); and Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.). MTP averaged 2.687 million total viewers: four percent (+96,000) more than ABC. Compared to last week, MTP was up three percent (+77,000).
An additional 264,000 total viewers and 80,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through a rebroadcast on NBC.
Reaches More Than 1.8 Million Video Views Across Digital
MTP reached 1.8 million video views, up eight percent week over week, and 335,000 hours watched across digital platforms.
This past Sunday’s full episode has currently reached more than 610,000 views, up +27 percent week over week, and 488,000 viewers, up +26 percent week over week. And, the full episode that aired last Sunday, May 2 saw 707,000 views on YouTube and 563,000 viewers.
Six Years as #1 Most Watched Sunday Show in Washington, D.C.
MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, more than doubling the competition among A25-54 viewers and winning every Sunday with total viewers in six straight years (since March 22, 2015).
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, MAY 9, 2021
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||50||2,687||538|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||2,945||472|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,628||405|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,018||305|
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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.