'60 Minutes' Makes the Top Ten and is Sunday's Top Program

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March 12th, 2013

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via press release:

60 Minutes” MAKES THE TOP 10

AND IS SUNDAY’S TOP PROGRAM

        60 Minutes made the Nielsen Top 10 for the second straight week, finishing at #9 with an audience of 11.6 million viewers. It was the eighth time in 11 broadcasts that the CBS News magazine made the list. The large audience made 60 Minutes the night’s top program in both viewers and households.

The broadcast also landed on the Top 10 list in households, scoring a 7.5/13 that put it at #8 for the week by that measurement, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, March 10.

Sunday’s program featured Scott Pelley’s investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak caused by tainted medicine, Norah O’Donnell’s profile of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Lara Logan’s story about Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia, one of the world’s most unique churches that has been under construction for 130 years.

CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 Minutes, America’s #1 news program.

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