CBS FACE THE NATION is America's No. 1 Public Affairs Program on 6/18
CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program on June 18, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.21 million viewers and 0.5/03 in adults 25-54, the demographic most important to those who advertise in news. (Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 80.6% of the CBS affiliates.)Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging 3.74 million viewers and 0.7/04 in adults 25-54. The June 18 broadcast opened with an interview with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), followed by an interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Dickerson later interviewed Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team and chief counsel at American Center for Law and Justice. The political roundtable featured CBS News political analyst Jamelle Bouie, also from Slate; Nancy Cordes, CBS News chief congressional correspondent; Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review, Bloomberg View and American Enterprise Institute; and The Washington Post's Philip Rucker. 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.