CBS wins Sunday morning talker race


CBS News’ FACE THE NATION is the #1 public affairs show for Sunday, Jan. 29. FACE THE NATION is first in households (tied with NBC), viewers and adults 25-54. The CBS broadcast posted a 2.3/06 in households, 3.21m viewers and 0.9/04 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Jan. 29.

* FACE THE NATION is also up +10% in households and +5% in viewers compared to the same week last year.

* FACE THE NATION broadcast from Miami, where Bob Schieffer interviewed Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus, Donald Trump, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), Dave Barry, Marc Caputo and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson.

* FACE THE NATION is broadcast Sundays (10:30-11:00 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.