'60 Minutes' Makes Top 10 in Viewers For Third Straight Week

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April 1st, 2014

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60 Minutes” MAKES THE TOP 10

FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK

Wins Its Timeslot in Key Demos

            60 Minutes made the top 10 for the third straight week, drawing 14.30 million viewers to finish at #4. It was the seventh time this season that the program has been among the five most-watched primetime broadcasts for the week.

The CBS newsmagazine also won its time period in key demos, scoring a 3.5/09 in adults 25-54 and a 2.8/09 in adults 18-49, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 30. It was the program’s best delivery in those demos since Jan. 12, 2014. It was 60 Minutes’ largest audience in viewers since Jan. 26.

Sunday’s broadcast included Steve Kroft’s interview with Michael Lewis about his news-breaking book about high-speed stock trading, Scott Pelley’s interview with Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk and CBS Cultural Correspondent Wynton Marsalis’ profile of jazz pianist Marcus Roberts.

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

 
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