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06.12.2018

CBS NEWS’ “FACE THE NATION” IS THE #1 SUNDAY MORNING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM IN VIEWERS ON JUNE 10

CBS News’ FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers on June 10, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings.

FACE THE NATION was first in viewers, delivering 3.25 million, and posted a 0.5/04 in adults 25-54. (Editor’s Note: FACE THE NATION’s second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 82.3% of the CBS affiliates.)

Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging 3.41 million viewers and 0.6/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen most current ratings.

The June 10 broadcast opened with CBS EVENING NEWS anchor Jeff Glor and CBS News foreign correspondent Ben Tracy reporting from Singapore with the latest on the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Margaret Brennan then interviewed Susan Rice, former national security adviser and former ambassador to the United Nations; Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council; and Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.). FACE THE NATION’s political panel included Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post; Molly Ball of Time; Salena Zito of The Washington Examiner and The New York Post; and Evan Osnos of The New Yorker. Margaret Brennan ended the broadcast with an interview with former independent counsel Kenneth Starr.

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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