"60 MINUTES" MAKES THE TOP 10 FOR THE FIFTH STRAIGHT WEEK
Longest Streak in Three Years
Makes the List at #3
60 MINUTES' run in Nielsen's Top 10 continued for a fifth straight week, its longest in-season Top 10 streak since December 2011. The broadcast finished at #3 for the week, drawing 17.2 million viewers. It was the sixth time in eight weeks that 60 MINUTES made the top 10.
The program also made the list in households at #3, scoring a 10.6/17, and among adults 25-54, where it finished at #6 with a 4.4/10, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 23.
Sunday's 60 MINUTES featured Steve Kroft's report on the poor state of America's infrastructure, Bob Simon's visit to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site in Ukraine, and an Anderson Cooper story about a group that looks for the remains of U.S. airmen lost in WWII in the waters off Palau in the South Pacific.
CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's most-watched news program.