Face The Nation

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05.30.2006

FOR THE WEEK, &quot;FACE THE NATION&quot; IS UP IN HOUSEHOLDS, TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

FOR THE WEEK, "FACE THE NATION" IS UP IN
HOUSEHOLDS, TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

Season-to-Date, FACE THE NATION is Up Across the Board and
Has Gained +141,000 Viewers While "Meet the Press" has Lost -159,000 Viewers


For the April 30 broadcast, FACE THE NATION (2.1/6, 2.88m) posted gains in households, total viewers and adults 25-54 compared to the same week last year. FACE THE NATION was up +5% in households (from 2.1/6), up +12% in total viewers (from 2.57m) and +29% in adults 25-54 (0.9/5 from 0.7/4), while NBC's "Meet the Press" was down -15% in households, down -11% in total viewers and down -9% in adults 25-54.
Season-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging more than three million viewers (3.08m). The broadcast is up +5% in households (2.3/6 from 2.2/6) and total viewers (from 2.94m) and up +11% in adults 25-54 (1.0/5 from 0.9/5), while "Meet the Press" is down -3% in households and down -4% in total viewers (-159,000 viewers).
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) joined Anchor Bob Schieffer to discuss the war in Iraq and the troop levels, the talks with Iran and the gas crisis.
FACE THE NATION is broadcast Sundays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET; check local listings) on the CBS Television Network. Carin Pratt is the executive producer.