via press release:
FOR THE FEBRUARY 2012 SWEEP, “FACE THE NATION” IS FIRST IN ADULTS 25-54 (TIED WITH NBC)
“FACE THE NATION” IS ALSO IN ITS CLOSEST COMPETITIVE POSITION IN A FEBRUARY SWEEP WITH NBC IN HOUSEHOLDS AND VIEWERS SINCE 1991 AND IN ADULTS 25-54 SINCE 1994
FOR THE FEBRUARY 2012 SWEEP, “FACE THE NATION” IS UP +10% IN HOUSEHOLDS, +5% IN VIEWERS AND +14% IN ADULTS 25-54 COMPARED TO LAST FEBRUARY
For the February 2012 sweep according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings, FACE THE NATION is first in adults 25-54 (0.8/04, tied with NBC). FACE THE NATION is also in its closest competitive position in a February sweep with NBC in households and viewers since 1991 and in adults 25-54 since 1994. For the February 2012 sweep, FACE THE NATION is up +10% in households (2.2/06 from 2.0/05), +5% in viewers (3.06m from 2.91m) and +14% in adults 25-54 (from 0.7/03) compared to last February.
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +5% in both households (2.1/05 from 2.0/05) and viewers (2.99m from 2.84m) and +14% in adults 25-54 (0.8/03 from 0.7/03) compared to last year and is first in adults 25-54 (tied with NBC).
FACE THE NATION is broadcast Sundays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET; check local listings) on the CBS Television Network. Mary Hager is the Executive Producer. FACE THE NATION is one of the longest-running news programs in the history of television. It premiered on CBS on Nov. 7, 1954. The program broadcasts from Washington, D.C., where Schieffer has spent more than 40 years covering government and politics. He has anchored "FACE THE NATION" since 1991. Guests include government leaders, politicians and global figures in the news.
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