"60 MINUTES" MAKES TOP 10 FOR THE 22nd TIME THIS SEASON
CBS News Magazine is Sunday's #1 Broadcast in Viewers,
Making Gains in Demos over the Same Night Last Year
For the 22nd time this season, 60 MINUTES made the Nielsen top 10. The CBS News magazine drew 10.89 million viewers to finish the week at #5.
The program also ranked fifth in households of the week with a 7.0/13, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for May 15.
60 MINUTES was the #1 program Sunday in viewers and increased its audience over the same night last season. The broadcast was up +23% in households, +6% in adults 25-54 and +21% in viewers compared to the same night last year.
Sunday's program featured Scott Pelley's double-length report on the use of the polio virus against cancer, a treatment deemed "breakthrough" by the FDA and a Bill Whitaker story about naturalized Chinese American citizens wrongly accused of economic spying for China.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's #1 news program.
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