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60 Minutes (tv program)

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  • 'Big Brother': Big ratings

    'Big Brother': Big ratings
    UPDATED: Maybe it's the Donny effect.  For a series in its 16th edition, "Big Brother" is showing surprising ratings strength. A lot of credit goes to Donny, a down-home, bearded groundskeeper, because he's a pleasant surprise among the plotting...
  • 'Rising Star' Falls, 'Reckless' Punchless in Premiere Sunday

    CBS' "Big Brother" was the top draw among young adults on the broadcast networks Sunday, but the net couldn't keep all that many around for the debut of drama "Reckless" that followed. In its second week, meanwhile, ABC's "Rising Star" declined by about...
  • World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings

    World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings
    How much is Orlando enjoying the World Cup? Just look at the ratings. Twenty-one of the top 22 sports broadcasts last week were World Cup matches, and the United States team brought in more viewers than anything in prime time. The United States-...
  • World Cup: Ratings winner for U.S.

    World Cup: Ratings winner for U.S.
    UPDATED WITH NATIONAL NUMBERS: The United States-Portugal match was Sunday's most-watched show by a wide margin. ESPN's telecast attracted 18.2 million viewers, and Univision's pulled in an additional 6.5 million for a total of 24.7 million -- a...
  • Reality Shows Still Dominating the Summer Program Rankings

    There are a record number of scripted programs on television this summer, but young adults by and large are choosing their reality-show favorites instead. In a week that saw the return of "Big Brother" (pictured), nine of the week's top 10 original...
  • How John Oliver and HBO Shattered TV's Comedy-News Format

    Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true. The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...
  • 'Big Brother,' 'Rising Star' Steady Sunday; Miley Cyrus Concert Special Quiet for NBC

    CBS' "Big Brother" ruled as Sunday's top-rated broadcast in key demos, holding steady week to week, as did ABC's "Rising Star" in its third week. It was pretty slow going, meanwhile, for NBC's Miley Cyrus concert special on a night when overall viewing...
  • Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in CBS Scandal Movie 'Truth'

    Robert Redford has come on board to play Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett will portray producer Mary Mapes in political drama "Truth." James Vanderbilt, who wrote Zodiac" and both "The Amazing Spider-Man" scripts, will make his directorial debut along...
  • Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport

    Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport
    ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack. As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo. When he enters...
  • 'Once Upon a Time,' 'Revenge' Lift ABC Sunday; 'Rosemary's Baby' Doesn't Deliver for NBC

    ABC has won the penultimate Sunday of the season in key demos behind solid scores for "America's Funniest Home Videos" and the season finales of "Once Upon a Time" and "Revenge." Meanwhile, NBC's two-night movie "Rosemary's Baby" opened to modest numbers,...
  • NBA Finals dominate weekly ratings

    NBA Finals dominate weekly ratings
    The San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat put up the biggest ratings last week in Central Florida. They were responsible for the four most-watched programs. ABC undoubtedly wishes the series had continued, but the Spurs took the title with Sunday's Game 5....