HALF-HOUR, ONE-TOPIC PROGRAM HOSTED BY MEET THE PRESS MODERATOR CHUCK TODD TO STREAM WEEKLY AT 8 P.M. ET ON THURSDAYS
FIRST EPISODE EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES JUST DAYS BEFORE TRUMP AND BIDEN MEET ON THE DEBATE STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME
EXPANSION TO STREAMING ADDS TO MEET THE PRESS’ PORTFOLIO OF PODCASTS, NEWSLETTERS, FILM FESTIVALS, DIGITAL SERIES, AND MORE
Sept. 24, 2020 - Meet the Press Reports, anchored by NBC News Political Director and Meet the Press Moderator Chuck Todd, debuts tonight, Thursday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. ET. The new show is available on NBC News NOW, streaming live and on demand across OTT platforms, including Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service.
Starting this week, the once-weekly 30-minute program will focus on a single topic explored through the Meet the Press lens. In its first season, as the 2020 presidential election nears, Meet the Press Reports with Chuck Todd will lead viewers through deep-dives on pivotal election issues, historical moments and under-reported political issues with long-form interviews, expert discussions, historical archives, and more.
In the first episode, Chuck Todd explores the issue: How to win a presidential debate. He is joined by experts from both sides of the aisle who have been involved in presidential debate prep dating back to the ‘80s, including:
Meet the Press Reports adds to Meet the Press’ portfolio of brands including MTP Daily at 1 p.m. ET on MSNBC; Meet the Press: First Read, a daily morning newsletter capturing what’s driving the day in politics; The Chuck ToddCast, a mid-week podcast discussing the week’s top political news with lawmakers and top journalists; the Meet the Press Film Festival, entering its fourth year later this fall, showcasing the best in issue-based documentary shorts; and Meet the Press: College Roundtable, a limited digital series bringing together college journalism students from across the country to interview decision-makers about policies most impacting their lives.
Meet the Press Reports airs weekly on NBC News NOW, streaming live, at 8 p.m., 11:30 p.m., 2 a.m. and at noon ET on Fridays, and on demand on Peacock.
John Reiss is the executive producer of Meet the Press. Sarah Blackwill is the managing editor and Matt Rivera is the supervising producer of Meet the Press Reports.
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