via press release:
CBS NEWS’ “FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER” FINISHES FIRST IN ADULTS 25-54 (TIED) ON SUNDAY, NOV. 3
TELEVISION SEASON-TO-DATE, “FACE THE NATION” IS THE #1 SUNDAY MORNING PUBLIC AFFAIRS SHOW
CBS News’ FACE THE NATION tied for first in adults 25-54 – the demographic most important to those who advertise in News – on Sunday, Nov. 3. The CBS broadcast posted 2.81m, 0.6/03 in adults 25-54 and 1.9/05 in households, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. Editor’s Note: FACE THE NATION’s second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 50% of the CBS affiliates.
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in viewers (3.20m) and households (2.2/06.) Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +1% in viewers (3.20m from 3.18m) compared to last year.
On the broadcast, Bob Schieffer interviewed Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), and former NSA and CIA Director General Michael Hayden. Plus, FACE THE NATION continued CBS News coverage marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with an interview with Dick Stolley and Alexandra Zapruder, contributors to The Day Kennedy Died. Schieffer also hosted a political panel featuring The New York Times’ David Sanger, The Washington Post’s David Ignatius, CBS News’ chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford, 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.