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“FACE THE NATION” IS UP +31% IN VIEWERS AND +39% IN ADULTS 25-54 YEAR-TO-YEAR AND IS THE ONLY SUNDAY SHOW TO GROW

“FACE THE NATION” POSTS BEST VIEWERSHIP IN 24 WEEKS AND BEST PERFORMANCE IN ADULTS 25-54 IN 19 WEEKS

CBS News’ FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings on Sunday, October 11. FACE THE NATION scored 3.88 million viewers. In adults 25-54, the demographic most important to those who advertise in news, FACE THE NATION delivered 769,000 viewers. FACE THE NATION was up the most from last year: +31% in viewers and +39% in the demo. 

FACE THE NATION delivered its best viewership in 24 weeks and best in adult 25-54 demo in 19 weeks. FACE THE NATION is the only Sunday morning public affairs program to show growth in both total viewers and adult 25-54 demo compared to last week, last year and season-to-date.

Sunday’s FACE THE NATION broadcast featured Margaret Brennan‘s interviews with Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel; Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI); Regeneron Founder, President, & CEO Leonard Schleifer; former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb; and Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President and CEO Neel Kashkari. Watch Sunday’s broadcast here

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.

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