#1 in A18-49 Viewers for Seven Consecutive Years

Most Watched Sunday Show in the Nation’s Capital for 80 Straight Months

Reaches More Than 11 Million Video Views Across Digital in 2021

Only Show to Continue to Dominate on Sunday While Expanding on Streaming, Podcasts & Digital Series

Dec. 17, 2021 – For the sixth straight year, Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) will be the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the all-important A25-54 key demo, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

Continues Winning Streak; #1 in Key Demo for Six Straight Years

With two Sundays remaining in 2021, MTP is set to outpace all other Sunday morning public affairs programs in the demo most valued by news advertisers for six straight years (since 2015).

MTP averaged 619,000 A25-54 viewers and topped ABC’s This Week by five percent (+29,000) and CBS’s Face the Nation by +10 percent (+55,000). 

An average of 426,000 A18-49 viewers tuned into MTP, leading both ABC and CBS for 7 consecutive years (since 2014): eight percent (+32,000) more than ABC and +14 percent (+51,000) more than CBS. MTP averaged 2.926 million total viewers, topping ABC by four percent (+124,000).

Reaches More Than 11 Million Video Views Across Digital in 2021

In 2021, MTP reached more than 11 million monthly video views across digital platforms, marking one of its strongest years on record, and more than doubled its 2019 performance (+172 percent).

On YouTube, MTP full episodes reached more than 940,000 video views and 755,000 viewers on average.

80 Consecutive Months as #1 Most Watched Sunday Show in Washington, D.C. 

MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, winning in total viewers for 80 consecutive months.

Tune in to MSNBC’s MTP Daily weekdays at 1 p.m. ET for more from moderator Chuck Todd, and follow the broadcast on Facebook and on Twitter for the latest.

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For more information, contact:

Richard Hudock
NBC News
e: Richard.Hudock@nbcuni.com

Joya Manasseh
NBC News
e: Joya.Manasseh@nbcuni.com



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, to the ongoing weekly podcast, The Chuck ToddCast, and to Meet the Press Reports, a 30-minute program on NBC News NOW and Peacock, focusing on a single topic explored through the Meet the Press lens. It’s the longest-running show in television history, recently expanding its brand to also 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; Carrie Budoff Brown is the senior vice president; John Reiss is the executive producer.

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