FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER is Sunday Morning's Top Public Affairs Hour
CBS News' FACE THE NATION posted 3.13m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54 - the demographic most important to those who advertise in news - according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Dec. 7. Editor's Note:FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 55% of the CBS affiliates.
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers (3.32m) and adults 25-54 (0.8/04).
The Dec. 7 broadcast of FACE THE NATION featured interviews with New York Police Commissioner William Bratton, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks, former CIA Director Michael Hayden, Britain's Ambassador to the United States Peter Westmacott, Camden County, N.J. Chief of Police Scott Thompson and filmmaker Soledad O'Brien. Host Bob Schieffer also spoke to Charles Blow of The New York Times, Jean Cummings of Bloomberg Politics, David Ignatius of The Washington Post, Gerry Seib of The Wall Street Journal.
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. The Emmy-winning program 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.