MEET THE PRESS was #1 Sunday Public Affairs Hour on 12/2
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs hour for November 25, 2012, according to Nielsen Media Research data. "Meet the Press" attracted 2.836 million total viewers, leading This Week by +446,000, the Face the Nation hour by +709,000, and FOX News Sunday by +1,522,000.
MTP delivered an additional 1,325,000 total viewers and 625,000 A25-54 viewers with rebroadcasts -- 576,000 total viewers and 286,000 viewers A25-54 on the network, and 749,000 total viewers and 339,000 viewers A25-54 on MSNBC.
In Washington, DC, MTP 107,000 total viewers (3.4/10 HH), +123% ahead of the Face The Nation hour’s 48,000 viewers (1.5/4 HH), +215% more than This Week’s 34,000 viewers (1.1/3 HH), and +224% over FOX News Sunday’s 33,000 viewers (1.0/3 HH).
-MTP led This Week by +19% (+446,000), the Face the Nation hour by +33% (+709,000), and FOX News Sunday by +116% (+1,522,000).
-In homes, MTP delivered a 2.1 rating and 6 share, ahead of This Week’s 1.7/5, the Face the Nation hour’s 1.6/4, and FOX News Sunday’s 1.0/3.
-In rating A25-54, MTP delivered a 0.6 rating, +1 tenth more than the Face the Nation hour, and +2 tenths more than FOX News Sunday.
-MTP averaged 720,000 A25-54 (000) viewers, +30% (+165,000) more than the Face the Nation hour, and +57% (+261,000) ahead of FOX News Sunday.
Sunday’s edition of Meet the Press featured an interview with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner; a conversation with Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO); and a roundtable discussion with Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and CNBC’s Jim Cramer and Maria Bartiromo.
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.