Outperforms Competition Among Younger Viewers for Third Straight Week
November 8, 2022 — Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday public affairs show in the key demo this past Sunday, November 6, according to data from Nielsen Media Research. This marks the third week in a row MTP has been the first choice for demo viewers on Sundays during peak election season.
MTP has also outperformed in the younger demo, with A18-49 viewers choosing MTP over the competition three weeks in a row. Sunday’s broadcast also reached 189,000 viewers on YouTube.
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#1 in Key Demo in October and This Past Sunday
This past Sunday, MTP averaged 548,000 viewers in the demo most-valued by news advertisers on Sunday, topping the competition among viewers aged 25-54. MTP led CBS’s Face the Nation by +27,000 (+5%). ABC’s This Week was retitled.
Sunday saw MTP increase its A25-54 audience vs. the prior year and is up in the demo vs. the prior season.
Sunday’s broadcast featured closing arguments from Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) and National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair Rick Scott (R-Fla.). The program averaged 2.360 million total viewers, trailing just 12% behind CBS, which continues to rate for only 30 minutes of its hour-long show.
An additional 362,000 viewers and 115,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through a rebroadcast on NBC.
Nearly 2 Million Video Views Across Digital
MTP delivered 1.9 million video views and over 200,000 hours viewed across digital platforms last week, with Sunday’s full episode garnering 189,000 viewers on top of broadcast viewership.
91 Consecutive Months as the #1 Most-Watched Sunday Show in Washington, D.C.
MTP ranked #1 across the board in the influential Washington, D.C. market this past Sunday, continuing its dominance of the market. It has not lost a Sunday in total viewers in the nation’s capital in 91 consecutive months, well over seven and a half years.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||53||2,360||548|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||2,678||522|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,243||461|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,164||334|
*This Week was retitled on Sunday, November 6.