NBC’s Meet The Press fell back to No. 3 in the Sunday Beltway show race the week of October 26, after moving up to No. 2 for a week, drawing 2,351,000 total viewers, and 508,000 news demo viewers. CBS’s Face The Nation finished first on both fronts (308,000 viewers, 818,000 news demo viewers), while ABC’s This Week ranked second (2.474 million viewers, 701,000 demo viewers). Fox News Sunday finished fourth (970,000 viewers and 393,000 news demo viewers).

It was a tough week for MTP, which also fell in Washington, where it ceded its news demo lead to Fox News Sunday, 9,000 viewers and 12,000, respectively.