Colin Powell On "Meet The Press": Ratings Highest Since 2004

11/23/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Paul J. Gough Hollywood Reporter

NEW YORK -- Colin Powell's endorsement of Barack Obama on "Meet the Press" gave the Sunday chatfest its best ratings for a political interview since 2004.

"Meet the Press" averaged 6 million viewers for its Sunday morning airing, Nielsen Media Research said Thursday. It was the best the show has done since Feb. 8, 2004, when then-host Tim Russert interviewed President George W. Bush.

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