via press release:
CBS NEWS’ “FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER” IS THE #1 SUNDAY MORNING PUBLIC AFFAIRS SHOW
“FACE THE NATION” FINISHES FIRST IN VIEWERS AND HOUSEHOLDS ON JUNE 16
TELEVISION YEAR-TO-DATE, “FACE THE NATION” IS FIRST IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 25-54 – THE DEMOGRAPHIC MOST IMPORTANT TO THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN NEWS – AND HOUSEHOLDS
CBS News’ FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show. FACE THE NATION finished first in viewers and households on Sunday, June 16. The CBS broadcast posted 2.69m viewers, 0.5/03 in adults 25-54 and 2.0/06 in households, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. Editor’s Note: FACE THE NATION’s second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 66% of the CBS affiliates.
Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION is up +3% in viewers (from 2.62m) and +5% in households (from 1.9/06).
Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in viewers, adults 25-54 – the demographic most important to those who advertise in news – and households. Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +9% in viewers (3.20m from 2.94m), +10% in households (2.3/06 from 2.1/06) and even in adults 25-54 (0.8/03) compared to last year.
On the broadcast, Bob Schieffer interviewed White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), Chairman of the HouseCommittee. Schieffer also hosted a panel with Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal, Rick Stengel of Time magazine, Barton Gellman of The Washington Post and David Corn of Mother Jones 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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