"60 MINUTES" IS THE WEEK'S #1 NON-SPORTS PROGRAM
The CBS Newsmagazine Finishes at #3 for the Week Among All Programs
To Make the Top 10 for the Third Time in Five Weeks
Delivers Best Adults 25-54 Rating in 10 Months and
Makes Top 10 in Both Adults 18-49 and 25-54
60 MINUTES drew nearly 18 million viewers Sunday and was the week's #1 non-sports program. The audience of 17.8 million viewers landed 60 MINUTES at #3 for the week among all programs - the third time the CBS News magazine has made Nielsen's Top 10 list in five weeks.
The broadcast finished at #3 in households, too, scoring an 11.0/17, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 2. It also made the Top 10 in the adults 18-49 category, finishing at #9 with a 3.4/09. 60 MINUTES' 4.6/10 rating in adults 25-54 was its best since January 2014, earning the program #6 in that measurement.
Sunday's 60 MINUTES featured Clarissa Ward's look at Muslim extremists in London, Scott Pelley's interview of the former Navy SEAL who was one of the commandos who shot Osama bin Laden, and Norah O'Donnell's profile of country music superstar Blake Shelton.
CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's most-watched news program.