or


[04/17/12 - 11:00 AM]
"60 Minutes" Tribute to Mike Wallace Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 15.

[via press release from CBS]

"60 MINUTES" TRIBUTE TO MIKE WALLACE MAKES THE TOP 10

Hour Devoted to the Late Newsman Was Sunday's Most-Watched Primetime Program

The hour-long tribute to its founding correspondent Mike Wallace put "60 MINUTES" on Nielsen's Top 10 list, finishing at #8 for the week.

The broadcast drew 11.03 million viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for April 15. It also ranked #8 in households, scoring a 7.2/13 rating and share. The Wallace hour was Sunday's top primetime program in both those categories.

The program won its time period in adults 25-54 (2.4/07), up +14 percent over the same night last year (2.1/06). Sunday's broadcast was also up +23 percent from last year in adults 35-54 (3.2/08 from 2.6/07).

The increase in those key demographics is part of a trend for 60 MINUTES, which is up +6 percent in adults 25-54 and +5 percent in adults 35-54 (Boomers) season to date.

"Mike Wallace" was a worldwide trending topic on Twitter Sunday night.

The tribute to Wallace, who died at the age of 93 on April 7, consisted of interviews with him about his life and his work conducted by the 60 MINUTES correspondents with whom he worked.

CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES.





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
The Alphabet's veteran newsmagazine posts big gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "20/20" Surges to 2nd-Highest Ratings This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.

[04/18/14 - 08:17 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday with "Scandal" Posting Best-Ever Season Finale Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/17/14 - 02:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Survivor," "American Idol" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter," Comedy Central's "Workaholics" and the NHL playoffs on CNBC and NBCSN.

[04/17/14 - 01:48 PM]
"Arnie" Becomes Most-Watched Original Production in Golf Channel History
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13 through Tuesday, April 15.

[04/17/14 - 11:18 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Retains 100% of the Prior Week's 18-49 Rating, Sees Growth in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/17/14 - 09:51 AM]
CBS Is 2013-2014 Comedy Leader - Network Has Eight of the Top 10 Comedies in Viewers; Six of Top 10 in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/17/14 - 08:46 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Law & Order: SVU" Is Currently Delivering the Show's Top Results for a Rebroadcast Since December 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 16.

[04/17/14 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Idol" Pull Back in Front in Viewers, Demos
Said victory however comes against mostly repeat competition on ABC, CBS and NBC.

[04/16/14 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's Hit Series Proves It's Still Cool to Be "Awkward" in Season Four
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30: Soccer Stories," MTV's "Awkward" and FX's "Fargo."