CBS's FACE THE NATION is No. 1 Public Affairs Program Last Sunday
CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program on June 11, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.44 million viewers and 0.6/04 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 80.6% of the CBS affiliates.)Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging 3.76 million viewers and 0.7/04 in adults 25-54. The June 11 broadcast opened with an interview with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), followed by interviews with Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The political roundtable featured The Associated Press' Julie Pace; The Washington Post's David Ignatius; USA Today's Susan Page; and The Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe, also a CBS News contributor. 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.