CBS's 60 MINUTES is Week's No. 1 Non-Sports Program
60 MINUTES was the #1 non-sports program for the week. The CBS newsmagazine drew 14.42 million viewers to land at #2 behind Sunday night NFL coverage, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Dec. 17. It was the seventh week in a row in Nielsen's Top 10 for 60 MINUTES and the 10th time in 12 weeks that 60 MINUTES made the list, five times at #5 or better.The CBS newsmagazine also made the top 10 at #6 in both the key demographics of adults 25-54 (3.3/10) and adults 18-49 (2.4/09). Compared to the same night last year, 60 MINUTES was up +6 percent in adults 25-54, +4 percent in adults 18-49 and +2 percent in viewers. Sunday's broadcast featured a follow-up in the 60 MINUTES/Washington Post joint investigation of the opioid epidemic by Bill Whitaker; Scott Pelley's report on a reformed white supremacist; and Lara Logan's story about relocating rhinos by helicopter to repopulate the endangered animals. Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's #1 news program.