May 16, 2017
FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT WEEK
CBS Newsmagazine Is Sunday’s Top Prime Program, Is Up +1% in Viewers This Season
60 MINUTES made the top 5 for the fourth straight week and the 16th time this season. The CBS newsmagazine drew 10 million viewers to land at #5 for the week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, May 14. It was the 21st time this season 60 MINUTES made Nielsen’s Top 10 weekly programs list.
60 MINUTES was the #1 prime program in viewers Sunday, May 14. Season-to-date, the broadcast is delivering 12.5 million viewers, a +1% increase over last season.
Sunday’s 60 MINUTES featured Scott Pelley’s 2014 interview with James Comey, when he was still the director of the F.B.I.; Holly Williams’ storyabout a reemerging Al Qaeda; and Bill Whitaker’s report on the Mars rover Curiosity.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America’s most-watched news program.