Face The Nation

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04.27.2006

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

Season-to-Date, FACE THE NATION is Up Across the Board and
Has Gained +130,000 Viewers While "Meet the Press" has Lost -130,000 Viewers

For the April 23 broadcast, FACE THE NATION posted gains in households and adults 25-54 compared to the same week last year. FACE THE NATION delivered 2.87 million total viewers was up +5% in households (2.2/6 from 2.1/6) and up +14% in adults 25-54 (0.8/4 from 0.7/4).
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 2.95m) and up +11% in adults 25-54 (1.0/5 from 0.9/5), while "Meet the Press" is down -3% in total viewers (-130,000 viewers) and flat in adults 25-54 compared to last year.
Major General John Batiste, retired, U.S. Army, Patrick Buchanan, former Reagan White House communications director, and John Podesta, former Clinton White House chief of staff, joined Anchor Bob Schieffer to discuss the White House shakeup, the war in Iraq and the calls for Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to resign.
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.