via press release:
SEASON-TO-DATE, “FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER” IS THE #1 SUNDAY MORNING PUBLIC AFFAIRS SHOW
SEASON-TO-DATE, “FACE THE NATION” IS UP +14% IN HOUSEHOLDS AND +11% IN VIEWERS
Season-to-date, “FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER” is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in viewers (3.25m), households (2.4/06, tied with NBC) and adults 25-54 (0.8/03, tied with NBC) among the Sunday morning public affairs programs. FACE THE NATION, season-to-date, is up +14% in households (from 2.1/05), +11% in viewers (from 2.92m) and even in adults 25-54 compared to last year.
On Sunday, Jan 13, FACE THE NATION posted a 2.1/05 in households, 2.84m viewers and 0.7/03 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 56% of the CBS affiliates. On the broadcast, Bob Schieffer interviewed Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Schieffer also hosted a political roundtable with Rajiv Chandrasekaran of The Washington Post, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson.
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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