TV’s Most Republican and Democratic Shows
By Jeremy Scott Diamond | October 6, 2014
Political ad buyers looking to stretch precious campaign dollars target television shows they believe undecided voters are watching. We took the 50 network shows that have aired the most political ads this election year and counted how many were for each party. Here are the shows with the highest percentage of Democratic and Republican spots.

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Judge Mathis

  • Judge Mathis

  • total ad spots

Credit: Courtesy of the Judge Mathis show

CBS Evening News

  • CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley

  • total ad spots
  • #1

Credit: CBS Photo Archive

The People's Court

  • The People's Court

  • total ad spots

Credit: Courtesy of the People's Court show

Dateline

  • Dateline

  • total ad spots
  • #2

Credit: NBC News

Steve Harvey Show

  • Steve Harvey Show

  • total ad spots

Credit: NBC

NBC Nightly News

  • NBC Nightly News

  • total ad spots
  • #3

Credit: NBC

The Talk

  • The Talk

  • total ad spots

Credit: CBS Photo Archive

Local News*

  • News (local)

  • total ad spots
  • #4

Credit: Evan Agostini / Staff (Ron Burgundy is not a real local news anchor.)

General Hospital

  • General Hospital

  • total ad spots

Credit: Ron Tom

Sunday Morning

  • Sunday Morning

  • total ad spots
  • #5

Credit: John Paul Filo/CBS

The Late Late Show

  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

  • total ad spots

Credit: CBS Photo Archive

Nightline

  • Nightline

  • total ad spots
  • #6

Credit: ABC / Ida Mae Astute

Judge Judy

  • Judge Judy

  • total ad spots

Credit: CBS Photo Archive

Saturday Today

  • Saturday Today

  • total ad spots
  • #7

Credit: NBC NewsWire

The Bold and the Beautiful

  • The Bold and the Beautiful

  • total ad spots

Credit: Pascal Le Segretain / Staff

Sunday Today

  • Sunday Today

  • total ad spots
  • #8

Credit: Hiroyuki Ito

America's Got Talent

  • America's Got Talent

  • total ad spots

Credit: NBC

Good Morning America (Sunday)

  • Good Morning America Sunday

  • total ad spots
  • #9

Credit: Lorenzo Bevilaqua

Late Night (w/ Seth Meyers)

  • Late Night with Seth Meyers

  • total ad spots

Credit: NBC

The Price is Right

  • The Price is Right

  • total ad spots
  • #10

Credit: CBS Photo Archive