MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD is No. 1 Most-Watched Sunday Show on 6/16
MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, June 16, according to Nielsen data. 2.911 million viewers tuned into Sunday's broadcast, which featured interviews with Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, as well as an exclusive interview with Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas).MTP beat ABC's "This Week" by 14 percent (+357,000) and CBS's "Face the Nation" by two percent (+57,000). Compared to the week before, MTP increased its total viewer lead over ABC by 67 percent (+357,000 vs. +213,000). 868,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo - the demo most valued by news advertisers - tuned into MTP: +21 percent (+150,000) more than ABC and +42 percent (+258,000) more than CBS' half-hour. MTP improved its advantage over CBS in the key demo by +28 percent compared to the week before (+258,000 vs. +201,000). MTP continues its lead as the #1 most-watched Sunday public affairs program season-to-date, leading ABC and CBS in total viewers by its best numbers in five years. Out of all of the Sunday shows, MTP is delivering the largest audience growth across the board compared to last season, gaining three percent (+104,000) in total viewers and eight percent (+82,000) in the demo. MTP also continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, outperforming its competition across the board and winning every Sunday in total viewers since March 2015. An additional 1.467 million total viewers and 299,000 key demo viewers watched Sunday's MTP program through rebroadcasts on MSNBC.