"60 MINUTES" MAKES TOP 10 FOR THE THIRD TIME IN FOUR WEEKS
America's most-watched news program made the top 10 list for the third time in four weeks. 60 MINUTES drew 15.03million viewers to land at # 7 for the week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings data for Sunday, April 11, 2010. 60 MINUTES posted its largest audience since January 17, 2010.
The broadcast posted a 9.7 rating and 18 share to finish at # 7 in that category for the week.
Sunday's program featured Steve Kroft's double-length interview with John Gotti, Jr., the only extended interview the son of the late Mafia Boss John Gotti has ever given, and a Bob Simon report that included special access to the story of Australopithecus sediba - the discovery of a new link in the human evolutionary chain announced last week.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES.