via press release:
“60 MINUTES” MAKES THE TOP 10
FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK
60 MINUTES made Nielsen’s top 10 again, landing at #6 for the week. It was the program’s second straight top 10 appearance.
America’s #1 news program drew 11.3 million viewers – an +8% increase over the same night last year – according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 23. The broadcast also won its timeslot in key measurements.
Sunday’s 60 MINUTES featured Scott Pelley’s interview of the FBI agents in charge of the Boston Marathon bombing manhunt, Bob Simon’s story about Europe’s most notorious gem thieves and a Morley Safer feature about the famous cartoons in The New Yorker magazine.
CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES.