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via press release:





“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 (2.75m) according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for June 14. 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 was up +1% in viewers (from 2.72m) and even in adults 25-54 (0.6/03), the demographic that matters most to those who advertise in news. Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in viewers (3.41m) and adults 25-54 (0.8/04).  Compared to last year, FACE THE NATION is up +6% in viewers (from 3.23m) and even in adults 25-54. 


The June 14 broadcast featured interviews with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager Robby Mook. Host John Dickerson then spoke with a panel of analysts including The Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus, Wall Street Journal columnist and CBS News contributor Peggy Noonan, Robert Costa of The Washington Post and Mark Halperin of Bloomberg Politics.



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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