MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD IS #1 MOST-WATCHED SUNDAY SHOW ACROSS THE BOARD

 

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MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD IS #1 MOST-WATCHED SUNDAY SHOW ACROSS THE BOARD

Press Release

April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, April 14, according to Nielsen Media Research, marking the show’s tenth straight win in total viewers and 63rd straight win in the A25-54 key demo.

Sunday’s broadcast featured exclusive interviews with counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway and presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee and averaged 3.350 million total viewers. MTP led ABC’s This Week by +23 percent (+629,000), marking the broadcast’s 43rd straight win over ABC in total viewers.

MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers for its 63rd straight broadcast. 804,000 A25-54 demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +25 percent (+163,000) more than ABC. This streak is longer than any other achieved in the Sunday Public Affairs category in the history of modern Nielsen ratings (since 1987).

Season-to-date, MTP is the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board, delivering its best total viewer lead over ABC in seven years and CBS in eight years.

MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, outperforming the aired competition combined across the board and winning every Sunday with total viewers for more than four straight years (since March 22, 2015).

An additional 841,000 total viewers and 207,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.

Tune in to MSNBC’s MTP Daily weekdays at 5 p.m. for more from moderator Chuck Todd, and follow the broadcast on Facebook and on Twitter for the latest.

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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2019

Show Name Net Duration (minutes) Total Viewers A25-54 Viewers
MEET THE PRESS NBC 50 3350 804
FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR CBS -- -- --
FACE THE NATION HOUR CBS -- -- --
THIS WEEK ABC 36 2720 640
FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX 60 1409 410

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