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NBC Leads 6.15.14 Sunday Show Total Viewer and A25-54 Ratings in DC Market

On Sunday, June 15, NBC’s “Meet the Press” was the most watched Sunday Show in the DC market, with more total viewers than CBS’s “Face the Nation” and ABC’s “This Week” combined, according to Nielsen Media Research. Although down 42% in P2+ versus the same Sunday last year (6/16/2013), the NBC program with David Gregory hosted Luke Russert, son of the late Tim Russert, whom hosted the program for 16 years and passed away six years ago the Friday before the Father’s Day Sunday Show airing.

“FOX News Sunday” clocked in a with 43,000 total viewers in the Washington market – second to that of NBC which had 51,000 total viewers in the market – more than doubling its audience from the same week last year (up 59% in P2+). It closed out with Robert De Niro on a collection of paintings by his late father and his HBO documentary “Remembering the Artist.” Read more

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‘Face the Nation’ Wins 2013-14 Season

bobSchiefferVia TVNewser’s Merrill Knox, “Face the Nation” finished the 2013-14 season first in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. It was the best audience in total viewers for “Face” in 21 years, since the 1992-93 season.

Click on over for the full scoop, including how its competitors ranked and comparisons to 2012-13.

Sunday Show Ratings: 5.18.14

TVNewser’s Merrill Knox posted the May 18th Sunday Show ratings, with CBS’s “Face the Nation” in the top spot.

“Compared to the same week last year, ‘This Week’ is the only show to grow, +6% in total viewers and +3% in the demo.”

In total viewers, “Face the Nation” was down 2%, “Meet the Press” down 9%, and “Fox News Sunday’ down 11%.

Your May 18 numbers, after the jump. Read more

Wash Times Emily Miller to Fox 5 as Chief Investigative Reporter

Emily-MillerVia our sister site TVSpy, Emily Miller has been named chief investigative reporter for Fox 5 to begin April 28.

Miller, who currently serves as the senior editor of The Washington Times’ Opinion Pages, has previously worked in ABC News’ DC bureau as an associate producer for “This Week” and “Good Morning America.” She is the author of Emily Gets Her Gun … But Obama Wants to Take Yours (Regnery 2013) and won the 2012 Clark Mollenhoff Award for Investigative Reporting from The Fund For American Studies’ Institute on Political Journalism.

“FOX 5 is giving me the opportunity to uncover corruption, investigate criminals and challenge the power structure in Washington,” Miller said. “I’m looking forward to working with such a talented team that brings D.C. the facts and insight into the stories that everyone is talking about, or should be talking about.”

Read Merrill Knox‘s full piece for TVSpy here.

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ICYMI: Bret Baier Has One Hell of a Poker Face and Other News…

Bret Baier tries really hard to win a charity poker match.

Stories from around the web that you might have missed.

Some poker players wear shades and ball caps to hide their tells whereas others prefer an elaborate array of facial contortions. Bret Baier is the latter. by Janet Donovan at Hollywood on the Potomac.

April is upon us and if you’re a freelance writer, you probably have no idea how to do your taxes. That’s okay. FishbowlNY does. by Aneya Fernando at FishbowlNY.

MSNBC adds Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid, shares Tamron Hall with “Today.” by Jordan Chariton and Merrill Knox at TVNewser.

There aren’t many options available for getting DC a vote in Congress. by Raphaella Baek at WCP.

Facebook email accounts are no more. This will upset one, maybe two people. by Ken Yeung at TheNextWeb.

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