Face the Nation 2015

via press release:

CBS NEWS’ “FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER” FINISHES

FIRST IN VIEWERS ON MAY 10

 

CBS News’ “Face The Nation”

 

Is the #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Program

CBS News’ FACE THE NATION is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program, finishing first in viewers (3.15m) according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings on May 10. The broadcast beat its closest competitor by +380,000 viewers. Editor’s Note: FACE THE NATION’s second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 76.3% of the CBS affiliates. 

 

          Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION is up +3% in viewers (from 3.06m) and +17% in adults 25-54 (0.7/04 from 0.6/03).  Season-to-date, the CBS broadcast is up +5% in viewers (3.43m from 3.28m) and even in adults 25-54 (0.8/04).

 

The May 10 broadcast featured interviews with Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) and Democratic presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Host Bob Schieffer then spoke to Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Democratic strategist Stephanie Cutter. FACE THE NATION’s panel of analysts included  Susan Page of USA Today; John Heilemann of Bloomberg Politics; Mark Leibovich of the New York Times Magazine; and Ron Fournier of National Journal. Turning to the NFL’s “Deflategate,” Schieffer spoke to USA Today’s Jarrett Bell and Mark Leibovich. Mary Hager is the Executive Producer of the Emmy-award winning FACE THE NATION, one of the longest-running news programs in the history of television.

 

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Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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