Colin Powell Interview Scores Big for NBC

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By Chris Ariens Comments

Powell_10.20.jpgBased on preliminary overnights, Colin Powell’s appearance on Meet the Press yesterday delivered a 4.9/13 household rating/share in the metered markets. That compares to This Week’s 2.9/8; Face The Nation’s 2.2/6; and Fox News Sunday’s 1.4/4.

In Washington DC, Meet the Press delivered a 7.6/20; Face The Nation drew a 2.3/6; Fox News Sunday had a 1.8/5; and This Week drew a 1.6/4.

Meanwhile, msnbc.com generated 1.1 million video streams in the first 24 hours, making the Powell interview which included an endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama, the program’s most-watched individual video stream ever.