Another MTP Contender, with His Own Facebook Group

By Chris Ariens 

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FishbowlDC shows us the new contender, via a Facebook group, for moderator of Meet the Press. FBDC’s Patrick Gavin also got his hands on the overnights for the first (post-tribute) Tom Brokaw-moderated show.

In Washington, “Meet” averaged 149,000 viewers (5.6/16 HH), +247% more than Face The Nation’s 43,000 (1.9/5), +273% more than FOX News Sunday’s 40,000 (1.4/4), and +521% more than This Week’s 24,000 (1.2/3)

Overall in the metered markets, “Meet” averaged 3.2/9 HH rating, +60% more than This Week’s 2.0/6 HH rating, +68% more than Face The Nations’ 1.9/5 HH rating, and +220% more than FOX News Sunday’s 1.0/3 HH rating.