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MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD WINS AGAIN; #1 ACROSS THE BOARD

Only Sunday Show to Deliver More Than 3 Million Total Viewers

Tops Competition by Double Digits in Key Demo

Ranks #1 Across the Board Season to Date

February 19, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) won again this past Sunday, February 16 as the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with former VP Joe Biden and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and averaged 3.142 million total viewers: +18 percent (+482,000) more than ABC’s This Week and six percent (+174,000) more than CBS’ Face the Nation.

MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers, topping both ABC and CBS by double-digits. 747,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +29 percent (+168,000) more than ABC and +24 percent (+145,000) more than CBS. Compared to last Sunday, MTP was up two percent (+12,000).

Season-to-date, MTP is the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board.

MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, topping competition combined across the board and winning every Sunday with total viewers in almost five years (since March 22, 2015).

An additional 883,000 total viewers and 174,000 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, FEBRUARY 16, 2020

Show Name Net Duration (minutes) Total Viewers A25-54 Viewers
MEET THE PRESS NBC 493,142747
FACE THE NATION HALF-HOURCBS302,968602
FACE THE NATION HOURCBS602,508510
THIS WEEKABC302,660580
FOX NEWS SUNDAYFOX601,260356

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