Face The Nation Beats ABC In Viewers For The Third Week In A Row

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January 22nd, 2010

via press release:

CBS NEWS' "FACE THE NATION" WINNING STREAK OVER ABC CONTINUES -- "FACE THE NATION" BEATS ABC IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOGRAPHICS FOR THE THIRD WEEK IN A ROW AND TIES FOR FIRST WITH NBC IN ADULTS 25-54

Only Sunday Morning Public Affairs Broadcast to Post Gains

CBS News' "FACE THE NATION" winning streak continues. For the third week in a row, "FACE THE NATION" beat ABC in viewers and key demographics, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, January 17. The CBS broadcast posted 2.4/6 in households, 3.33m in viewers, 0.9/04 in adults 25-54, tied for first with NBC, and 1.1/4 in "boomers" adults 35-54.

"FACE THE NATION" was the only Sunday morning public affairs broadcast to post gains in households and in viewers, up +9% in households (from 2.2/06), +5% in viewers (from 3.18m).

On the broadcast, Bob Schieffer interviewed President Bill Clinton; President George W. Bush; General P. K. Keen, SOUTHCOM; Rajiv Shah, USAID; CBS News' Chief National Correspondent Byron Pitts; National Correspondent Jeff Glor; and Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton.

"FACE THE NATION" is broadcast Sundays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET; check local listings) on the CBS Television Network. Carin Pratt is the executive producer.

 
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