or


[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
60 Minutes Draws Largest Audience in More Than Five Years

[via press release from CBS]

"60 MINUTES" DRAWS LARGEST AUDIENCE IN MORE THAN FIVE YEARS

News Magazine Also Scores Highest Ratings in Adults 25-54 Since January 2000 and Adults 18-49 Since December 2003

60 MINUTES, America's Number One news magazine, drew its largest audience in more than five years last Sunday (11), delivering 19.72 million viewers -- the most since March 12, 2000. 60 MINUTES also scored its highest ratings in adults 25-54 (7.0/16) since Jan. 16, 2000 and adults 18-49 (5.6/15) since Dec. 28, 2003.

The audience of 19.72 million viewers landed the news magazine in the Number Five spot among viewers and number three in households (12.4/19) for the week ending Dec.11, 2005. It was broadcast's highest weekly ranking of this season in both measures.

60 MINUTES also won the 7:30-8:30 P.M. timeslot in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

Due to a run-over in live football coverage, Sunday's broadcast in most parts of the country featured two stories, Ed Bradley's report on illegal immigration and a Bob Simon segment on shark tourism. The West Coast broadcast was unaffected by the run-over and included a third story, Steve Kroft's report on notorious cat burglars.





  [december 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/25/15 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: UFC Leads FOX to Top Demo Spot
CBS then is the most-watched network last night.

[01/25/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" with Host Blake Shelton Is the #2 "SNL" So Far This Season in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 24.

[01/24/15 - 08:50 AM]
"Constantine" Delivers Its Most-Watched Episode Since November 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS and NBC All Share Demo Crown
Repeats of "Blue Bloods" and "Shark Tank" lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49, respectively.

[01/24/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's Encore "Shark Tank" Is Friday's #1 Show in Adults 18-49 - Most-Watched-Ever Repeat for the Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/23/15 - 10:38 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 12-16
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/23/15 - 10:23 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week, #1 in Total Viewers 12 of Last 13 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/23/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Telecast of the Season
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 22.

[01/23/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Tops Demos for FOX
Plus: the network's "Backstrom" launches up nearly 18% among adults 18-49 from "Rake" a year ago.

[01/22/15 - 01:32 PM]
HGTV Notches Highest Rated Night in Five Years with "Fixer Upper"
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 20.

[01/22/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Starts 2015 as the No. 1 Syndie Talker of the Week, Beating "Dr. Phil" and "Ellen" in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 5-9.

[01/22/15 - 08:39 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Tied for #1 In Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Ranks #1 Outright in Adults 18-34 and All Key Adult-Female Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 21.

[01/22/15 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises Yet Again for FOX
The newcomer rises to another series high in its third week.

[01/21/15 - 12:48 PM]
"K.C. Undercover," Starring Zendaya, Premieres Big on Disney Channel After Strong Watch Disney Channel App Debut, Sacks Competition, Is #1 Cable TV Telecast Year-to-Date Among Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/21/15 - 12:09 PM]
Sunday's "UFC Fight Night" on FOX Sports 1 is Most-Watched MMA Event on Cable Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.