or


[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
60 Minutes Draws Largest Audience in More Than Five Years

[via press release from CBS]

"60 MINUTES" DRAWS LARGEST AUDIENCE IN MORE THAN FIVE YEARS

News Magazine Also Scores Highest Ratings in Adults 25-54 Since January 2000 and Adults 18-49 Since December 2003

60 MINUTES, America's Number One news magazine, drew its largest audience in more than five years last Sunday (11), delivering 19.72 million viewers -- the most since March 12, 2000. 60 MINUTES also scored its highest ratings in adults 25-54 (7.0/16) since Jan. 16, 2000 and adults 18-49 (5.6/15) since Dec. 28, 2003.

The audience of 19.72 million viewers landed the news magazine in the Number Five spot among viewers and number three in households (12.4/19) for the week ending Dec.11, 2005. It was broadcast's highest weekly ranking of this season in both measures.

60 MINUTES also won the 7:30-8:30 P.M. timeslot in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

Due to a run-over in live football coverage, Sunday's broadcast in most parts of the country featured two stories, Ed Bradley's report on illegal immigration and a Bob Simon segment on shark tourism. The West Coast broadcast was unaffected by the run-over and included a third story, Steve Kroft's report on notorious cat burglars.





  [december 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/29/17 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Hangs Onto Top Spot in Demos
CBS however takes home the top spot among total viewers.

[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Celebrates 4 Years at #1 Turbocharged by "Mickey and the Roadster Racers"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The Peacock wins the evening among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[03/27/17 - 01:02 PM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Sashays Over to VH1 with Most Watched Episode in Franchise History
VH1 spins the numbers for Friday, March 24.

[03/27/17 - 12:51 PM]
2017 NCAA Tournament Scores Increases in Television Viewership Through Elite 8, Along with All-Time Records Across Digital and Social Platforms
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/27/17 - 12:50 PM]
"Big Little Lies" Achieves Series High as It Approaches Finale This Sunday, April 2
HBO further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/27/17 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets a Boost from NCAA Overrun
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Low Key Night
The latest installment of "SNL Vintage" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/25/17 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Coverage Puts CBS on Top
The Eye easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/24/17 - 01:20 PM]
"Into the Badlands" Is 2017's #1 Returning Cable Series
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 19.

[03/24/17 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/23/17 - 09:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Returns on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/22/17 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Stay on Top
ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW split the silver among adults 18-49.

[03/21/17 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off "DWTS" Return in 18-49
ABC's reality franchise however wins the night among total viewers.