CBS’ “Face the Nation” was the top-rated Sunday public affairs show on May 19, besting NBC’s “Meet the Press” by +210,000 Total Viewers and +181,000 A25-54 viewers.
Compared to the same week last year, every show except “Meet the Press” is up in both ratings measurements. “Fox News Sunday” grew the most in Total Viewers (+31%) and Univision’s “Al Punto” was up the most in A25-54 viewers (+46%). “Meet the Press” is flat in Total Viewers and down -13% in the demo.
Cable replays of “Fox News Sunday” averaged a combined 1,908,000 Total Viewers and 312,000 viewers in the demo. Rebroadcasts of “Meet the Press” delivered 993,000 Total Viewers and 518,000 A25-54 viewers.
“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 66% of the country.
The numbers for May 19:
||“Face the Nation”||2.93M||939K|
||“Meet the Press”||2.72M||758K|
|FOX||“Fox News Sunday”||1.22M||453K|
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