via press release:
60 MINUTES made the Nielsen Top 10 list for the third straight week and the ninth time in 11 weeks. The CBS newsmagazine drew 10.39 million viewers to finish at #8 in that category. The broadcast also landed on the list tied at #5 in households, scoring a 6.7/12, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for April 26.
It was the 20th time over 26 airings that 60 MINUTES made the Nielsen Top 10.
Sunday’s 60 MINUTES featured Clarissa Ward’s story from the Mediterranean Sea about migrants risking their lives to cross to Europe, and a David Martin double-length report on the importance of satellites and the USAF Space Command’s dedication to launching and protecting them.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America’s #1 news program.