“CBS SUNDAY MORNING” MARKS ITS 643RD CONSECUTIVE WEEK AS THE #1 SUNDAY MORNING NEWS PROGRAM
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CBS SUNDAY MORNING marked its 643rd consecutive week as the #1 Sunday morning news program, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, May 2. Jane Pauley anchored the broadcast, which delivered 5.2 million viewers with 875,000 of them in the adults 25-54 demographic.
Sunday’s broadcast featured Susan Spencer’s report on the issues some people face as they contemplate heading back to the office after a year of working at home. Faith Salie reported on the 50th anniversary of National Public Radio while senior contributor Ted Koppel looked at the modern form of ostracism known as “cancel culture” and how some version of it has been going on for a long time.
Also, Tracy Smith caught up with Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish, who star in the new film “Here Today.” Nancy Giles met a dog named Stella that can talk (sort of). David Pogue talked with artist Sarah Sze, whose suspended sculpture work is on display at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Luke Burbank experienced a space bubble concert by The Flaming Lips. Jim Gaffigan, a father of five, weighed in on his favorite child. And Steve Hartman reported on siblings who lost their dad to COVID-19 and are trying to get his made-up word, “orbisculate,” into the dictionary.
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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Richard Huff (212) 975-3328 HuffR@cbsnews.com