FACE THE NATION Finishes First in Viewers on Sunday

FACE THE NATION Finishes First in Viewers on Sunday

CBS News' Face The Nation posted a 2.3/07 with 3.16m viewers, 0.6/03 in adults 25-54 according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for June 8. Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 67% of the CBS affiliates.

Face The Nation was first in viewers and second in adults 25-54 among the Sunday morning public affairs programs.

Television year-to-date, Face The Nation is first in viewers (3.24m) and adults 25-54 (0.8/04). Compared to last year, Face The Nation is up +1% in viewers (3.24m from 3.21m).

The June 8 broadcast of Face The Nation featured interviews with the heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) on the recovery of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Bob Schieffer then spoke with David Rohde, a Reuters columnist and former prisoner of the Taliban and hosted a panel including Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal, Tom Friedman of The New York Times, David Gergen of Harvard University and Michael Gerson of The Washington Post.

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.