Only Sunday Public Affairs Show to Increase WoW & YoY Audiences Across the Board
More Than 126K Viewers Tune in to Sunday’s Show on YouTube
October 25, 2022 — Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday public affairs show in the key demo this past Sunday, October 23, according to data from Nielsen Media Research.
On the digital front, Sunday’s episode racked up 126,000 viewers on YouTube.
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#1 in Key Demo This Past Sunday
MTP averaged 564,000 viewers in the demo most-valued by news advertisers on Sunday, topping the competition among viewers aged 25-54. MTP led ABC’s This Week by +132,000 (+31%) and CBS’s Face the Nation by +133,000 (+31%).
MTP was the only Sunday public affairs program to increase its audiences across-the-board vs. the prior week and prior year, and also posted its first total viewer win over ABC since June. Season-to-date, MTP leads This Weekand Face the Nation in the A25-54 demo and has boosted its season-to-date viewership in the demo compared to this time last year.
Sunday’s broadcast featured an exclusive interview with Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and a first look at a new NBC News poll in the final run-up to November’s midterm elections. The program averaged 2.483 million total viewers, leading ABC by 176,000 viewers (+17%) and just 8% behind CBS, which continues to rate for only 30 minutes of its hour-long show.
An additional 287,000 viewers and 110,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through a rebroadcast on NBC.
More Than 126K Digital Viewers Tune in to Sunday’s Episode
In addition to over 2.4 million broadcast viewers, 126,000 viewers watched the episode on YouTube. Brand-wide, MTP video content reached 1.8 million views on digital platforms with viewers consuming a total of 219,000 hours.
90 Consecutive Months as the #1 Most-Watched Sunday Show in Washington, D.C.
MTP continues its dominance in the influential Washington, D.C. market. It has not lost a Sunday in total viewers in the nation’s capital in 90 consecutive months — seven and a half years.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2022
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||48||2,483||564|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||2,704||432|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,294||358|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||988||259|
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