Continues to Set the Pace on Digital Platforms with Nearly 3 Million Views
November 22, 2022 — Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 Sunday public affairs show in the key demo this past Sunday, November 20, according to data from Nielsen Market Research. This marks the fifth straight week MTP has won in the demo most valued by news advertisers, its first five-week streak in over two years.
MTP also followed up its best week of the year on digital with another top-10 week, reaching 2.8 million video views and nearly 300,000 hours viewed across digital platforms. On YouTube, 183,000 viewers watched Sunday’s full episode on top of the impressive linear viewership.
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#1 in Key Demo This Past Sunday
This past Sunday, MTP averaged 594,000 viewers in the key demo, topping the competition among viewers aged 25-54. MTP led ABC’s This Week by +5,000 (+1%) and CBS’s Face the Nation by +119,000 (+25%).
Sunday’s broadcast featured Chuck Todd’s newsmaking interview with former Vice President Mike Pence. The program averaged 2.913 million total viewers, its highest since February 2022. An additional 403,000 total viewers and 177,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through a rebroadcast on NBC.
Compared to last week, MTP increased its total audience across the board. With last week’s data fully tallied, MTP ranked #1 on the Sunday after Election Day for eight straight years.
Nearly 3 Million Views Across Digital
MTP delivered 2.8 million video views and 292,000 hours viewed across digital platforms, besting last week in hours watched by nearly twenty percent. That follows MTP’s best week yet on digital in 2022, with the show netting over three million views last week and over 300,000 viewers for last week’s episode on YouTube.
91 Months as the #1 Most-Watched Sunday Show in Washington, D.C.
MTP ranked #1 across the board in the influential Washington, D.C. region 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 20, 2022
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||52||2913||594|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||3030||476|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2702||441|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1136||262|