via press release:
CBS News’ FACE THE NATION was first in adults 25-54 on Sunday, March 4(tied with NBC). The CBS broadcast posted a 2.2/06 in households, 3.07m viewers and 0.8/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION is up +16% in households (from 1.9/05) and +12% in viewers (from 2.75m).
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +5% in households (2.1/05 from 2.0/05), +6% viewers (2.99m from 2.83m) and +14% in adults 25-54 (0.8/03 from 0.7/03) compared to last year. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION first in adults 25-54 (tied with NBC).
On the broadcast, Bob Schieffer interviewed Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and Republican presidential candidates Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich.
FACE THE NATION is broadcast Sundays (10:30-11:00 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.