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06.12.2018

“CBS SUNDAY MORNING,” THE NATION’S #1 SUNDAY MORNING NEWS PROGRAM, POSTS AUDIENCE GAINS YEAR-TO-YEAR

CBS SUNDAY MORNING, the nation’s #1 Sunday morning news program, posted audience gains year-to-year, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for June 10.

The broadcast delivered 5.49 million viewers and a 1.0/07 with adults 25-54, the demographic that matters most to those who advertise in news. Compared to the same day last year, CBS SUNDAY MORNING was up +6% in viewers (from 5.20m) and even in adults 25-54 (1.0/07). CBS SUNDAY MORNING was #1 in both measures.

Television year-to-date, CBS SUNDAY MORNING is up +1% in viewers (5.98m from 5.94m).

Jane Pauley anchored Sunday’s broadcast, which featured Tony Dokoupil’s report on the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Nancy Giles reported on Musicians on Call, a program that brings big-name musicians to hospital bedsides. Also on the broadcast, Richard Schlesinger talked with THE BIG BANG THEORY’s Jim Parsons about his role producing his first film. Jamie Wax profiled “Children of a Lesser God” star Lauren Ridloff. Mo Rocca took a nostalgic look back at of one of Broadway’s greatest songwriting teams, Rodgers and Hammerstein. Faith Salie weighed in with thoughts on the Miss America pageant ending the swimsuit competition. Lee Cowan had a story on a game of tag between friends that has inspired a movie. And Steve Hartman reported on two police officers who befriend a bullied child they were called to save.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING is broadcast Sundays (9:00-10:30 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. Rand Morrison is the executive producer.

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