->''"If it's Sunday, it's ''Meet the Press''."''

''Meet the Press'' is a news TalkShow that launched on Mutual Radio in 1945, moving to Creator/{{NBC}}-TV on November 6, 1947. It is the [[LongRunners 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.

Creator/{{ABC}} tried to compete with ''Issues and Answers'', which ran from 1960-81 and was replaced by the still-running ''This Week''. Creator/{{CBS}}' competing offering was ''Face the Nation'', which started in 1954 and is still on the air.

''Meet the Press'' was once described by Creator/JonStewart as "one of those shows that exists so that [[ClipShow clips from it can be shown on other shows]]".
!!Tropes featured include:
* EmptyChairMemorial: Done following the death of Tim Russert in 2008.
* LongRunner: ''Meet the Press'' has been on the air so long that it has interviewed UsefulNotes/EleanorRoosevelt, UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy, and every U.S. president since UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy.
* NotableOriginalMusic: "The Pulse of Events", part of the NBC News suite ''The Mission'', composed by Music/JohnWilliams.
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