FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFER is First in Households on 11/4


CBS News' FACE THE NATION WITH Bob Schieffer was first in households on Sunday, Nov. 4. The CBS broadcast posted a 2.5/06 in households, 3.23m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings.

Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION is up +19% in households (from 2.1/05) and +15% in viewers (from 2.81m). Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is first in households (2.3/06, tied with NBC), viewers (3.19m) and adults 25-54 (0.8/03, tied with NBC) among the Sunday morning public affairs shows. Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is up +15% in households (from 2.0/05), +14% in viewers (from 2.79m) and even in adults 25-54 compared to last season.

On the broadcast, CBS News Correspondent Ben Tracy reported on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy from Tuckerton Beach, N.J. Bob Schieffer hosted a political roundtable with Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, National Review editor Rich Lowry, Vanity Fair contributor Dee Dee Myers, David Gergen of Harvard University and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson. A second roundtable featured political analyst Stuart Rothenberg, University of Virginia's Center for Politics director Larry Sabato, Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez; Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg and CBS News Director of Elections Anthony Salvanto.

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. 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.