"60 MINUTES" DRAWS OVER 14 MILLION TO MAKE NIELSEN'S TOP 10 FOR SEVENTH STRAIGHT WEEK
Makes the Top 10 in Key Demos for the Seventh Time This Season
and Is +4% in Viewers Season to Date
For the seventh straight week, 60 MINUTES made Nielsen's Top 10, drawing 14.09 million viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Dec. 18. The CBS News magazine delivered Sunday's largest non-sports audience and was Nielsen's # 6 program for the week. It was 60 MINUTES' tenth time on Nielsen's Top 10 over 13 weeks.
Compared to the same night last year, 60 MINUTES was up +11% in viewers. The broadcast is currently averaging 14.1 million viewers, +4 percent ahead of last season.
60 MINUTES also drew Top 10 audiences in key demos, posting a 3.1/08 in adults 25-54 to tie for #8 and scoring a 2.3/08 in adults 18-49 to rank #9 in that measure.
Sunday's broadcast featured Scott Pelley's report on the "White Helmet" volunteers who rescue Syrians from bombed buildings, Charlie Rose's profile of the Pope's Choir and an interview with Denzel Washington by Bill Whitaker.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's most-watched news program.
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