via press release:
“MEET THE PRESS” POSTS DOUBLE-DIGIT DEMO GROWTH WEEK TO WEEK
JUNE 26, 2014 – “Meet the Press with David Gregory” was the #1 Sunday public affairs hour in the key A25-54 demo on Sunday, June 22, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data.
MTP drew 708,000 viewers A25-54, leading the Face the Nation hour by +7% (+44,000) and FOX News Sunday by +97% (+348,000). Compared to the previous Sunday, MTP posted double-digit gains in rating W/M18-49 (+33%/+25%) and rating W/A25-54 (+25%/+20%).
The NBC broadcast drew 2.343 million total viewers, up +8% (182,000) compared to the previous Sunday and marking its best total viewer delivery in over a month (since 5/18/2014).
MTP was the most-watched Sunday show in Washington DC, averaging 87,000 total viewers – +19% ahead of FOX News Sunday’s 73,000 viewers and more than double the Face the Nation hour’s 34,000 viewers.
MTP drew an additional 715,000 total viewers and 353,000 viewers A25-54 with rebroadcasts.
NOTE: ABC’s “This Week” was retitled.
Last Sunday’s “Meet the Press” featured an exclusive interview with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; an interview with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); a discussion with Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman, House Homeland Security Committee, and Michele Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense; and a political roundtable with E.J. Dionne, columnist, The Washington Post; David Brooks, columnist, The New York Times; Katty Kay, anchor, BBC World News America; and Erika Harold, former congressional candidate (R-IL).