CBS News' FACE THE NATION Takes Adults 25-54 on Sunday

CBS News' FACE THE NATION Takes Adults 25-54 on Sunday

Face The Nation posted a 2.0/06 with 2.84m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for July 20. Face The Nation tied for first in adults 25-54 among the Sunday morning public affairs programs. Compared to the same day last year, Face The Nation was up +12% in viewers (from 2.55m) and +40% in adults 25-54 (from 0.5/03).

Television year-to-date, Face The Nation is first in viewers (3.17m) and tied for first in adults 25-54 (0.7/04). Compared to last year, Face The Nation is up +1% in viewers (3.17m from 3.14m).

The July 20 broadcast of Face The Nation featured an interview with Secretary of
State John Kerry, plus reports and analysis from CBS News correspondents Mark Phillips in Ukraine, Clarissa Ward from Moscow, Barry Petersen from Gaza City, Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr, National Security Correspondent David Martin and former CIA Deputy Director and CBS News contributor Mike Morell. Host Bob Schieffer also interviewed Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East Martin Indyk. The political panel featured Kimberley Strassel, of The Wall Street Journal, David Ignatius of The Washington Post, Peter Baker of The New York Times and CBS News' State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan.

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, now celebrating its 60th year on air. 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.