"60 MINUTES" MAKES THE TOP 10 FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK AND THE FOURTH TIME IN FIVE WEEKS
The CBS Newsmagazine Is Sunday's # 1 Broadcast Program
60 MINUTES made the Nielsen Top 10 broadcasts for the third week in a row. It was the CBS newsmagazine's fourth appearance in five weeks and the 15th time this season that it made the prestigious list.
60 MINUTES drew 11.5 million viewers to land at #7 by that measurement. It also ranked #7 in households, scoring a 7.3/14, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 15.
Sunday's 60 MINUTES featured Scott Pelley's report on the Death Master File kept by the Social Security Administration, David Martin's story about female Marines attempting grueling tests to qualify for ground combat and Lesley Stahl's report about a private zookeeper's controversial mission to place captive animals in the wild.
Jeff Fager is the Executive Producer of 60 MINUTES, America's #1 news program.