MEET THE PRESS is Most-Watched Sunday Public Affairs Hour for 2/10
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" was the most-watched Sunday morning public affairs hour on February 10, 2013, according to Nielsen Media Research data. The NBC broadcast drew 2.994 million viewers, topping This Week by +422,000, The Face the Nation hour by +504,000, and FOX News Sunday by +1,934,000.
MTP delivered an additional 861,000 total viewers and 396,000 A25-54 viewers with rebroadcasts - 325,000 total viewers and 176,000 viewers A25-54 on the network, and 536,000 total viewers and 220,000 viewers A25-54 on MSNBC.
In Washington, DC, MTP averaged 75,000 total viewers (3.0/8 HH), +70% ahead of The Face the Nation hour's 44,000 (1.7/4), +97% ahead of FOX News Sunday's 38,000 (1.34/4), and +241% more than This Week's 22,000 viewers (0.7/2).
MTP averaged 2.994 million total viewers, +16% (+422,000) ahead of This Week's 2.572 million, +20% (+504,000) ahead of The Face the Nation hour's 2.490 million, and +182% (+1,934,000) ahead of FOX News Sunday's 1.060 million.
In homes, MTP delivered a 2.1 rating and 6 share, ahead of This Week's 1.8/5, The Face the Nation hour's 1.7/4, and FOX News Sunday's 0.8/2.
In rating A25-54, MTP delivered a 0.7 rating, tied with This Week, +1 tenth more than The Face the Nation hour, and +3 tenths more than FOX News Sunday.
MTP averaged 870,000 A25-54 viewers, +7% (+58,000) ahead of This Week, +23% (+162,000) ahead of The Face the Nation hour, and +108% (+452,000) ahead of FOX News Sunday.
Sunday's edition of "Meet the Press" featured exclusive interviews with House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Senate Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), and a roundtable discussion with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D), former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, now op-ed columnist for the Washington Post, Michael Gerson, GOP strategist Mike Murphy, the BBC's Katty Kay, and NBC News national investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff.
David Gregory is the moderator of "Meet the Press." Betsy Fischer Martin is the executive producer, Adam Verdugo is the senior producer, and Chris Donovan and Ilana Marcus Drimmer are producers.