CBS's FACE THE NATION is #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Program with Over 3.7 M Viewers

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers and second in adults 25-54 (tied) according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for April 10. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.73 million viewers and 0.7/04 in adults 25-54 - the demographic most important to those who advertise in news. Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 78.31% of the CBS affiliates.

Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION was up +15% in viewers (from 3.25m) and even in adults 25-54.

Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in viewers (3.79m) and second in adults 25-54 (0.8/04, tied). Compared to last season, FACE THE NATION is up +10% in viewers (from 3.46m) and even in adults 25-54.

The April 10th broadcast featured interviews with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-OH). Host John Dickerson also spoke with CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto. This week's political panel included CBS News Political Analyst and Slate Chief Political Correspondent Jamelle Bouie; Dan Balz of The Washington Post; Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg Politics; and Ramesh Ponnuru of the National Review. The broadcast also featured an interview with filmmaker Ken Burns previewing his news PBS documentary Jackie Robinson.

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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