MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD is Sunday's Most-Watched Show Across the Board
MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, December 3, according to Nielsen Media Research data. Sunday's broadcast featured exclusive interviews with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who told Todd that "we're beginning to see the putting together of a case of obstruction of justice" in the Russia investigation, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie on their new book "Let Trump Be Trump."3.568 million total viewers tuned into MTP: +18 percent (+549,000) more than ABC's "This Week" and four percent (+147,000) more than CBS' "Face the Nation," which only rates for the first 30 minutes of its hour-long broadcast. This was MTP's biggest total viewer audience and advantage over CBS in 16 weeks (since 8/13/2017) and its 36th straight win over ABC. Week over week, MTP grew its total viewer audience by nine percent (+293,000) and increased its advantage over ABC by double digits (+79 percent, +243,000). Compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP is the only show to deliver growth in total viewers (one percent, +18,000). MTP also won in the demo most valued by news advertisers, topping ABC and CBS by double-digits. It was the only Sunday show to deliver more than one million A25-54 viewers; 1.015 million demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +30 percent (+232,000) more than ABC and +45 percent (+313,000) more than CBS. The program grew its A25-54 audience by +13 percent (+113,000) compared to the previous Sunday and is the only show to deliver growth in key demo viewership. MTP improved its margins over ABC and CBS by triple and double-digit percentages, respectively. Season-to-date, MTP continues as the #1 most-watched Sunday show in the key demo, beating competition by double digits: ABC by +12 percent (+96,000) and CBS by +18 percent (+142,000). MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, outperforming its competition across the board and winning every Sunday with total viewers since March 22, 2015. NBC and MSNBC.