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Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
Fired FBI acting director Andrew McCabe’s headline-making interview on CBS’ news magazine proved a TV audience grabber as well.
The program ranked as the third most-watched last week with 9.7 million people tuning in, according to Nielsen figures released Wednesday.
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday — or just over half the audience that Stormy Daniels had on the CBS newsmagazine last spring.
Daniels, the porn star who alleged an affair with Trump before he became president, drew 22.1 million for her...
Monday, Aug. 6, 2018
The executive producer of the CBS news show "60 Minutes" is delaying his return from vacation until an investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the network wraps up.
Meanwhile, CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told reporters on Sunday that CBS isn't saying it's perfect and...
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018
The newsmagazine “60 Minutes” was not television’s most popular program this year, but for the 11th consecutive season it had more people who watched at least once during the year than any other non-sports show on TV.
The Nielsen company’s cumulative measurement of programs may not mean...
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018
CBS’ “60 Minutes” proved it still has the moves in its 50th year to dominate the ratings.
The news magazine’s interview with Stormy Daniels, the adult film star alleging a 2006 sexual encounter with Donald Trump, was the most-watched primetime program for the week with 22.1 million...
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017
CBS’ “60 Minutes” returned this week to a familiar place it hadn’t been accustomed to visiting that much lately: first place in the prime-time television rankings.
The venerable newsmagazine hadn’t finished as the most-watched program of the week since November 2008, when newly elected...
Thursday, May. 19, 2016
Morley Safer, the veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in changing Americans' view of the war, died Thursday, according to Kevin...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
Football dominated the past week in the television ratings — and Sean Penn was among the beneficiaries.
The Nielsen company said Sunday's edition of CBS' "60 Minutes" was seen by 20.6 million viewers, its largest audience since a postelection interview with President-elect Barack Obama in...
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered most major overseas conflicts and news stories since the late 1960s during a five-decade career in journalism, has died in a car crash. He was 73.
Simon was among a handful of elite...