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Spin-off 

MTP Daily (2015) (TV Series)
Weekday edition of Sunday show

Referenced in 

Crime on Their Hands (1948) (Short)
Upon learning that the Stooges are actually reporters rather than cops, Bea calls for Dapper and Muscles, and she sarcastically invites them to "meet the press".
Checkers Speech (1952) (TV Movie)
Nixon says he was asked about his political fund after his appearance on the show
What's My Line?: Marguerite Higgins & Edgar Bergen (1956) (TV Episode)
Arlene Francis tells Marguerite Higgins that she saw her on the program.
You Bet Your Life: Episode #8.18 (1958) (TV Episode)
Referring to a shapely female contestant, Groucho says you don't see anything like her on "Meet the Press".
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Hypnotizing Gracie (1958) (TV Episode)
Now that she's a genius, Gracie feels that if people watching her show want to be entertained, they can watch a more frivolous show, such as "Meet The Press" or "Omnibus".
The Bullwinkle Show: The Treasure of Monte Zoom: Parts 7-8 (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Bullwinkle.
Leave It to Beaver: Beaver on TV (1963) (TV Episode)
Wally describes "Teen Age Forum" as "kind of a stupid Meet the Press (1947)."
The Donna Reed Show: Friends and Neighbors (1963) (TV Episode)
Donna mentions it
Petticoat Junction: Bad Day at Shady Rest (1968) (TV Episode)
Jeff mentions the show by name.
Police Story: Chief (1974) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Saturday Night Live: Elliott Gould/Anne Murray (1976) (TV Episode)
referenced in the Franken and Davis skit
Family Ties: Lost Weekend (1984) (TV Episode)
Steven mentions that Alex watched the program as a child
The A-Team: Mind Games (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by newscaster
Super Password: Episode #2.82 (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Burt Convy
The Transformers: The Big Broadcast of 2006 (1986) (TV Episode)
Nancy: "For a transcript, send $1 to Merkle Press."
Hero and the Terror (1988)
"Fine. Then you go play Meet the Press"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Welcome to this week's edition of 'Eat the Press.'"
Married... with Children: You Can't Miss (1993) (TV Episode)
Kelly wonders whether it's Sunday, saying: "And yet, 'Meet the Press', which I watch religiously, wasn't on!"
Homicide: Life on the Street: The Old and the Dead (1995) (TV Episode)
Felton watches the series every Sunday morning.
Homicide: Life on the Street: Thrill of the Kill (1995) (TV Episode)
Tim refers to the series.
Homicide: Life on the Street: Stakeout (1996) (TV Episode)
Cathy Buxton refers to the series.
Homicide: Life on the Street: Hostage: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Meldrick refers to the series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Mantis (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: Intimidate the Press.
The West Wing: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics (2000) (TV Episode)
Bartlet mentions the show in a conversation with C.J.
The West Wing: And It's Surely to Their Credit (2000) (TV Episode)
Toby tells C.J. that Ed Barrie will be appearing on the show.
Oz: Even the Score (2001) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The West Wing: Ellie (2001) (TV Episode)
C.J. tells Josh that Russert will do a segment on the surgeon general's statement.
The West Wing: The Fall's Gonna Kill You (2001) (TV Episode)
Babish suggests that the President will give an interview to Tim Russertr.
The West Wing: Election Night (2002) (TV Episode)
Toby mentions the show during an argument Andy
Live from Baghdad (2002) (TV Movie)
dialogue
The West Wing: The California 47th (2003) (TV Episode)
Carol informs C.J. that Gretchen Olan will not be appearing on the show.
Spartan (2004)
13 minutes into the film, the show is referenced in dialog.
Saturday Night Live: Christina Aguilera/Maroon 5 (2004) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update.
The West Wing: Eppur Si Muove (2004) (TV Episode)
Abbey mentions the show.
American Dreams: Chasing the Past (2004) (TV Episode)
Eric refers to the series.
The West Wing: The Birnam Wood (2004) (TV Episode)
Carol books C.J. to appear on the show.
The West Wing: Drought Conditions (2005) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions the show.
Gilmore Girls: The UnGraduate (2005) (TV Episode)
Zack mentions the show.
The West Wing: The Mommy Problem (2005) (TV Episode)
Josh says he has to throw a contract to various media consultants "so they won't snipe at us on Meet the Press". Later on, Lou says "If I take your money, how can I snipe at you on Meet the Press?"
The West Wing: Undecideds (2005) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions the show.
September 11th Revisited (2006) (Video)
Mentioned.
30 Rock: The C Word (2007) (TV Episode)
Liz says, "Did anyone see Condoleeza on 'Meet the Press' yesterday?"
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: 4 A.M. Miracle (2007) (TV Episode)
Andy says "this isn't Meet the Press" after Darius and Lucy complain about having their pitches rejected.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 16 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Various clips of this TV show were featured while talking about the sudden death of the late Tim Russert.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: World Peace (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a protester from Code Pink
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.93 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009) (TV Special)
Mentioned as a news program that helped start the Iraq War.
Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Green Day (2009) (TV Episode)
During cold opening, Dick Cheney is in make-up to appear on Meet the Press
Parks and Recreation: Pawnee Zoo (2009) (TV Episode)
Leslie says that "Pawnee Today" is "kind of like the 'Meet the Press' of our town."
Green Zone (2010)
e-mail address seen: MTP@NBC.com
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.21 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay asks Karl Rove if he had a "Meet the Press" lunchpail
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.38 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay asks David Axelrod if he had a "Meet the Press" lunchbox as a kid
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.184 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "The News"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.112 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that as a kid, he had a "Meet the Press" lunchbox
Mad Men: Hands and Knees (2010) (TV Episode)
Don mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.35 (2010) (TV Episode)
referring to a headline that mentions "54 states," Jay says he must have missed the show this weekend
The Office: The Podcast: The First Entry (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Gabe
Tosh.0: Phil Davison (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Conan: The Day the Mirth Stood Still (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the Conologue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.46 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.117 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Gregory from the show will be on later this week
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.118 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Gregory from the show will be on tomorrow
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.119 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Gregory is the moderator of the show
RiffTrax: Curse of Bigfoot (2012)
"Norman watches television a lot." Mike: "I watch 'Meet the Press'! Stop generalizing!"
Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Usher (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the cold opening
Veep: Chung (2012) (TV Episode)
Selina appears on Meet the Press.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.137 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.41 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Gregory hosts the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.107 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jeb Bush said on the show that history will be kind to his brother George W. Bush
Parks and Recreation: Are You Better Off? (2013) (TV Episode)
Ben says, "When we went to Hawaii, (Leslie) woke me up at 3 a.m. to watch 'Meet the Press.'"
One Life to Live: The Giraffe (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.166 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that David Gregory from the show will be on tomorrow
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.167 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Gregory hosts the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.209 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says Meghan McCain calls "Raising McCain" a cross between the show and "Jackass"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.22 (2013) (TV Episode)
Savannah Guthrie talks about guest-hosting the show
Real Time with Bill Maher: Episode #11.33 (2013) (TV Episode)
Bill Maher is talking about the interview of Mitt Romney on Meet the Press the previous Sunday.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Sal's Pizza (2013) (TV Episode)
Jake mentions the show.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Kristen Bell/David Gregory/Julian Lennon (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Gregory hosts the show
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Ed Sheeran (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the cold opening
No Men Beyond This Point (2015)
Fictional episode airs
House of Cards: Chapter 33 (2015) (TV Episode)
Fictional episode airs
Man Seeking Woman: Scepter (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Russell Crowe/Governor Chris Christie/Kenny Chesney (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris Christie jokes with Jimmy that The Tonight Show isn't exactly as serious as the news interview program
Veep: Mommy Meyer (2015) (TV Episode)
Selina's friends mention Tom appearing on the show.
500 Questions: Episode #1.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Random" category
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Matthew Perry & Thomas Lennon/Cecily Strong/Chuck Todd/Brann Dailor (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Chuck Todd
Saturday Night Live: Aziz Ansari/Big Sean (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Conway'
The Crown: Bubbikins (2019) (TV Episode)
Philip appears on the show.

Featured in 

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
clip
Why We Fight (2005)
interview clip shown
American Experience: Fidel Castro (2005) (TV Episode)
excerpt of unknown episode shown
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #12.148 (2005) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during Al Franken's interview.
911 Octopus (2006) (Video)
A clip is shown.
No End in Sight (2007)
A member of the Bush cabinet is being interviewed by Tim Russert.
Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
clips shown
Sputnik Fever (2007)
A clip with guest Wernher von Braun from this TV news show seen.
Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (2008)
A clip is shown.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 13 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Various clips of this TV show are featured while talking about the sudden death of the late Tim Russert.
Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin Was Targeted (2009) (Video)
Multiple clips are featured.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.48 (2009) (TV Episode)
an altered clip of Hillary Clinton's interview is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip of Alan Greenspan on the show is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.49 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
Fair Game (2010)
A clip is featured of Vice President Dick Cheney on "Meet the Press."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.59 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show starring David Gregory is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.24 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
Ethos (2011)
Various clips are shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.65 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Michele Bachmann interview
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.68 (2012) (TV Episode)
7-year-old Jack Taylor watches the show's Republican presidential debate and evaluates the candidates
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.190 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of Joe Biden interview, depicting him with duct tape over mouth
Family Guy: Yug Ylimaf (2012) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.64 (2013) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of interview with President Obama
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.44 (2013) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
Killswitch (2014)
clips shown
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges/Charlie Cox/Dead Sara (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip of 2006 interview with Barack Obama in which he states that he will not run for president
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anderson Cooper/Greta Gerwig/Tig Notaro (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip of Donald Trump phone interview
30 for 30: The Gospel According to Mac (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.
Weiner (2016)
Interview shown
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Episode #1.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip of democratic debate is shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin James/Michael B. Jordan/Bon Iver (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of the September 11 show in which an ad for Kevin James' new series appears behind a reporter
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.22 (2016) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as part of clues in "It Happened on 'Meet the Press'" category
Late Night with Seth Meyers: New Year's Eve Special (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of report on Hillary Clinton emails in the segment A Closer Look Back at 2016
Sky World News: Episode dated 16 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Trump: An American Dream: Politics (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Jackman/Luke Bryan (2017) (TV Episode)
Brief clip in the segment This Week in Words
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 8 January 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
Multiple clips shown

Spoofed in 

Monty Python's Flying Circus: Dinsdale! (1970) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Face the Press"
Saturday Night Live: Senator John McCain/The White Stripes (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Meet the press sketch.
C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
political member appears on a parody show called "Meet the Nation"
Saturday Night Live: Colin Firth/Norah Jones (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during Meet the Press sketch.

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