'60 Minutes' in Top Ten for Fourth Time in Five Broadcasts

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April 16th, 2013

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via press release:

60 Minutes” MAKES THE TOP 10

FOR THE FOURTH TIME IN FIVE BROADCASTS

CBS News Magazine is Sunday’s #1 Primetime Program

60 Minutes made Nielsen’s Top 10 this week for the fourth time in five broadcasts. The CBS News magazine drew an audience of 12.62 million viewers to finish at #8. It was the 14th time over 24 broadcasts this season that the program was among Americans’ 10 most watched primetime broadcasts.

The program was also #8 in households, posting an 8.0/13 in that measurement to tie with Fox’s “American Idol Thursday,” according to Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings for Sunday, April 14, 2013.

60 Minutes was Sunday's #1 primetime program in households, viewers and adults 25-54 (3.3/08 tied with THE Amazing Race 22).

On Twitter, #60Minutes was a worldwide trending topic Sunday evening.

Sunday’s program featured Lara Logan’s report on the hunt for Joseph Kony, the world’s most-wanted warlord, Lesley Stahl’s profile of knuckle-balling Cy Young Award-winning pitcher R.A. Dickey and Morley Safer’s take on the West Texas town of Marfa, where Old West cowboys coexist with New Wave artists.

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

 
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