"60 MINUTES" IS #5 FOR THE WEEK
60 MINUTES made the Nielsen Top 10, drawing an audience of 12.02 million to finish at #5 for the week in viewers. It was the seventh time in 10 broadcasts that the CBS newsmagazine made the list.
The program also landed on the list in households, scoring a 7.8/13 that put it at #4 for the week by that measurement, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 3, 2013.
Sunday's broadcast featured Byron Pitts' tragic story of a Marine veteran suffering from PTSD who committed suicide and Lesley Stahl's two-part report on China's biggest commercial real estate mogul and the country's residential real estate bubble.
CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's #1 news program.