THE HALF-HOUR, SINGLE TOPIC PROGRAM HOSTED BY MEET THE PRESS MODERATOR CHUCK TODD IS BACK FOR ANOTHER SEASON, STREAMING WEEKLY AT 9 P.M. ET ON THURSDAYS
IN THE SEASON PREMIERE, NBC NEWS CORRESPONDENT CAL PERRY EXPLORES THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE WESTERN UNITED STATES
PLUS, SIGN UP FOR NEW WEEKLY MEET THE PRESS REPORTS NEWSLETTER LAUNCHING TODAY
Sept. 30, 2021 – Meet the Press Reports’ third season, anchored by NBC News Political Director and Meet the Press Moderator Chuck Todd, premieres tonight, Thursday, Sept. 30, at 9 p.m. ET. The first episode of the season will debut on NBC News NOW which streams live on Peacock, and will be available on demand on the streaming service beginning Oct. 1.
In its third season, the once-weekly 30-minute program breaks down a single topic explored through the Meet the Press lens featuring experts and the full breadth of NBC News reporters in the field including Dasha Burns, Antonia Hylton, Cal Perry, Anne Thompson, Jacob Ward and more.
In the first episode, Meet the Press Reports explores the impact of climate change in the western United States and how Americans are actually moving toward areas of high climate risk rather than away from them.
NBC News Correspondent Cal Perry is on-the-ground at the Colorado River, where the federal government has declared a Tier 1 water shortage. Plus, policymakers and experts on climate change join this week’s episode, including:
- Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.)
- Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.)
- Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Author, Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World
The third season features deep dives on several pressing topics, including a new era of space travel and tourism, the battle over teaching race in the classroom, the sharp rightward movement of evangelical voters to Republicans and to former President Trump, an on-the-ground look at battleground counties ahead of the 2022 midterms and more.
Plus, viewers can sign up for a new weekly newsletter dedicated to a deeper dive into the Meet the Press Reports episode topic. Sign up here.
Meet the Press Reports streams Thursdays on NBC News NOW at 9 p.m. and 12 a.m. and on Sundays at 11 a.m. ET. New episodes of Meet the Press Reports are also available on demand on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, each Friday.
The entire first and second seasons of Meet the Press Reports are available to stream anytime on Peacock.
Meet the Press Reports is part of Meet the Press’ portfolio of brands including MTP Daily at 1 p.m. ET on MSNBC; Meet the Press: First Read, a daily morning newsletter capturing what’s driving the day in politics; The Chuck ToddCast, a podcast discussing the week’s top political news with lawmakers and top journalists; the Meet the Press Film Festival, showcasing the best in issue-based documentary shorts; and Meet the Press: College Roundtable, a limited digital series bringing together college journalism students from across the country to interview decision-makers about policies most impacting their lives.
Carrie Budoff Brown is the senior vice president of Meet the Press. John Reiss is the executive producer of Meet the Press. Sarah Blackwill is the managing editor and Matt Rivera is the supervising producer of Meet the Press Reports.
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