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.
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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2020
|Show Name||Net||Duration (minutes)||Total Viewers||A25-54 Viewers|
|MEET THE PRESS||NBC||49||3,142||747|
|FACE THE NATION HALF-HOUR||CBS||30||2,968||602|
|FACE THE NATION HOUR||CBS||60||2,508||510|
|FOX NEWS SUNDAY||FOX||60||1,260||356|
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