via press release:
CBS NEWS’ “FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER” IS FIRST IN ADULTS 25-54 (TIED) ON SUNDAY, JAN. 6
“FACE THE NATION” IS UP +20% IN BOTH HOUSEHOLDS AND VIEWERS COMPARED TO LAST YEAR
SEASON-TO-DATE, “FACE THE NATION” IS FIRST IN VIEWERS, HOUSEHOLDS (TIED) AND ADULTS 25-54 (TIED)
CBS News’ FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER was first in adults 25-54 on Sunday, Jan. 6 (tied with NBC). FACE THE NATION posted a 2.4/06 in households, 3.32m viewers and 0.8/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. Editor’s Note: FACE THE NATION’s second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 45% of the CBS affiliates.
Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION is up +20% in both households (from 2.0/05) and viewers (from 2.76m) and even in adults 25-54.
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in viewers (3.28m), households (2.4/06, tied with NBC) and adults 25-54 (0.8/03, tied with NBC) among the Sunday morning public affairs shows. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +14% in both households (from 2.1/05) and viewers (from 2.88m) and even in adults 25-54 compared to last year.
On the broadcast, Bob Schieffer interviewed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) and Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN). Schieffer also hosted a political roundtable with David Sanger of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine.
FACE THE NATION is broadcast on Sundays at 10:30 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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