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MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD IS #1 ACROSS THE BOARD

Only Sunday Show To Deliver More Than 3 Million Total Viewers

Tops Competition By Double Digits In Key Demo

August 25, 2020 – Meet the Press with Chuck Todd (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, August 23, according to Nielsen Media Research.

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Sunday’s broadcast featured interviews with Trump Campaign Senior Advisor Jason Miller, former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and Vice Chairman of the Intelligence Committee Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.).

MTP was the only Sunday show to deliver more than three million total viewers and averaged 3.102 million total viewers: +20 percent (+528,000) more than ABC’s This Week and three percent (+105,000) more than CBS’ Face the Nation. Compared to the same Sunday last year, MTP was up five percent (+158,000).

MTP was also #1 in the demo most valued by news advertisers and topped both ABC and CBS by double-digits. 677,000 A25-54 key demo viewers tuned into the Sunday program: +20 percent (+111,000) more than ABC’s This Week and +31 percent (+158,000) more than CBS’ Face the Nation.

An additional 1.075 million total viewers and 224,000 A25-54 viewers watched the Sunday program through rebroadcasts on NBC and MSNBC.

Season-to-date, MTP is the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board.

MTP continues to dominate the influential Washington, D.C. market, more than doubling the competition across the board and winning every Sunday with total viewers in over five years (since March 22, 2015).

Tune in to MSNBC’s MTP Daily weekdays at 1 p.m. for more from moderator Chuck Todd, and follow the broadcast on Facebook and on Twitter for the latest.

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NATIONAL AVERAGES – SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2020

Show Name Net Duration (minutes)Total Viewers A25-54 Viewers
MEET THE PRESS NBC523,102677
FACE THE NATION HALF-HOURCBS302,997519
FACE THE NATION HOURCBS602,778472
THIS WEEKABC372,574566
FOX NEWS SUNDAYFOX601,375354

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