CBS's FACE THE NATION is No. 1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Program in Viewers Year-to-Date
CBS News' FACE THE NATION is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers television year-to-date, according to Nielsen most current ratings. Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging 3.53 million viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.42 million viewers on Dec. 3 and 0.6/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. (Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 59.8% of the CBS affiliates.)The Dec. 3 broadcast opened with an interview with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), followed by interviews with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Angus King (I-ME). Next, John Dickerson interviewed White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. The political roundtable featured Ron Brownstein, senior editor at The Atlantic and senior political analyst for CNN; Ezra Klein, founder and editor-at-large of Vox.com; The Associated Press' Julie Pace; and National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru. 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. Follow @jdickerson and @FaceTheNation on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and at www.facethenation.com.