Sunday Show Ratings: February 22

By Brian Flood 

NBC’s “Meet the Press with Chuck Todd” was the was the top-rated public affairs program among total viewers on February 22. This is the first time “Meet the Press” finished first in total viewers since since Todd’s debut back in September 2014. “MTP” finished up +37% in viewers and up +13% in the key A25-54 demo, compared to the same week last year.

The last time “MTP” finished No. 1 in total viewers was back in February 2014 when NBC was in the middle of the Sochi Olympics. CBS’ “Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer” finished first in the key A25-54 demo, up +14% and second in total viewers, up +10%. ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” was down -22% in viewers and down -29% in the demo, finishing third in both categories.

“Fox News Sunday” was down -4% in viewers and down -16% in the demo, while combining with cable replays for 3.4 million viewers. Replays on FNC averaged a combined 2.20 million total viewers and 385K in the demo.


“Face the Nation” is based on the first half-hour only, as the full contiguous hour aired in just 75% of the country.

The numbers for Feb 22:

Network Program Total Viewers A25-54
“Face the Nation” 3.25M 961K
NBC “Meet the Press” 3.27M 910K
“This Week” 2.45M 688K
FOX “Fox News Sunday” 1.26M 397K
UNIV “Al Punto”

TVNewser will provide “Al Punto” numbers when they become available.