"60 MINUTES" MAKES THE TOP 10 FOR THE FOURTH STRAIGHT WEEK
Shows Week to-Week Gains in Key Demos
For the fourth straight week, 60 MINUTES ranked among America's 10 most-watched primetime broadcasts, drawing an audience of 12.65 million viewers to finish at #8 on the Nielsen list. It was the fifth time in seven weeks that 60 MINUTES made the top 10.
The broadcast tied for #7 in households, scoring an 8.0/13, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 16.
The #1 news program also showed gains in key demos. Compared to last week, 60 MINUTES was up +5% in households, +4% in both adults 25-54 and viewers, and +13% in adults 18-49.
Sunday's 60 MINUTES featured Lesley Stahl's report on the depletion of groundwater across the world, Norah O'Donnell's interview of Cardinal Se�n O'Malley, the Archbishop of Boston, and Bob Simon's profile of screen, stage and television star Mandy Patinkin.
CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's most-watched news program.