"60 MINUTES" IS # 5 FOR THE WEEK, MAKING NIELSEN'S TOP 10 FOR FOURTH TIME IN SEVEN WEEKS
Broadcast Featuring President Obama Interview is
CBS'S # 1 Primetime Program of the Week
Obama Interview is the Top-Performing Video Content
"60 MINUTES" finished the week as Nielsen's # 5 program, making the Top 10 list for the fourth time in seven weeks. America's number-one news program drew 15.15 million viewers, also making it the week's most-watched primetime broadcast on the CBS Television Network, according to Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings for Sunday, Nov. 7.
In households, 60 MINUTES scored a 9.3 rating and 14 share to place 5th for the week in that audience measurement.
Sunday's (7) broadcast of 60 MINUTES featured the first sit-down interview with President Barack Obama since the midterm elections conducted by Steve Kroft and a Bob Simon profile of boxing champ Manny Pacquiao.
The Obama interview, featured on 60MINUTES.com and 60MinutesOvertime.com, was the top-performing video content on CBSNews.com for Sunday and Monday.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES; Executive Editor Bill Owens oversees 60MinutesOvertime.com.