CBS's FACE THE NATION is #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Show
CBS News' FACE THE NATION WITH Bob Schieffer is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show. FACE THE NATION placed first in households, viewers and adults 25-54 on Sunday, Feb. 3. The CBS broadcast posted a 2.7/07 in households, 3.78m viewers and 1.1/05 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION posted its best delivery in households since December 16, 2012, in viewers since October 28, 2012 and in adults 25-54 since January 15, 2012. Editor's Note: This week's FACE THE NATION was a half-hour broadcast on Feb. 3 due to CBS Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XLVII.
FACE THE NATION is up +35% in households (from 2.0/05), +33% in viewers (from 2.84m) and +38% in adults 25-54 (from 0.8/04), compared to the same day last year.
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +14% in households (2.4/06 from 2.1/05), +10% in viewers (3.26m from 2.96m) and is even in adults 25-54 (0.8/03) compared to last year. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in households, viewers and adults 25-54 (tied with NBC) among the Sunday morning public affairs programs.
Bob Schieffer anchored the broadcast from New Orleans at CBS Super Bowl Park in Jackson Square and interviewed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Shannon Sharpe of CBS Sports.
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.