If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press.
News Talk Show
that launched on Mutual Radio in 1945, moving to NBC-TV
on November 6, 1947. It is the longest-running show
in the history of television. The show was originally moderated by its creator, Martha Rountree.
Was hosted by Tim Russert, under the title Meet the Press With Tim Russert
, until his death in June 2008. David Gregory hosted from December 2008 to August 2014, with Chuck Todd hosting since then.ABC
tried to compete with Issues And Answers
, which ran from 1960-81 and was replaced by the still-running This Week
' competing offering was Face The Nation
, which started in 1954 and is still on the air.Meet the Press
was once described by Jon Stewart
as "one of those shows that exists so that clips from it can be shown on other shows
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