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Donald Trump on '60 Minutes': President-Elect Insists to Build the Wall, Accepts Marriage Equality

Mr. Trump talks about his post-election phone call with Hillary Clinton, his meeting with President Obama as well as his stance on abortion rights.  ...Read More... //

PBS & 60 Minutes Again Dominate News & Documentary Emmy Noms

As is typically the case, PBS dominated the nominations for News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced today. The pubcaster grabbed 54 noms three fewer than last years haul fueled by 18 for Frontline and eight apiece for its Independent Lens and Nature series. CBS more than doubled its nearest network rival with 37, driven as usual by 60 Minutes , which leads allprograms with 26 noms. It also topped the field last year with 29. HBO leads the cable field with 19 noms ...  Read More... //

Morley Safer Retiring From 60 Minutes

Tick-tick-tick-tick-tick. Morley Safers time at 60 Minutes is coming to an end. On Wednesday, the veteran reporter announced his retirement from CBS Sunday-night news magazine where, after 46 years, he ranks as its longest-serving correspondent. CBS will honor the 84-year-old newsman with a one-hour special, Morley Safer: A Reporters Life, this Sunday at 8/7c. Safers [] //

"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10

CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 31.    Read More... //

'60 Minutes' to air unseen interview clips of David Bowie

60 Minutes will be pulling back the curtain on David Bowie. The CBS news programannounced Friday it would broadcast previously unaired interview segments with the late pop icon at the end of Sundays broadcast. Bowie was interviewed by 60 Minutes three time in 2003 ahead of hisA...    Read More... //

'60 Minutes' Remembers Bob Simon's "Calm Bravery Under Fire"

The longtime correspondent's final segment aired Sunday.   Read More... //

'60 Minutes' Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

Veteran  60 Minutes  correspondent  Bob Simon died Wednesday in a car crash in Manhattan, CBS announced.  He was 73.   Read More... //

TV ratings: 'Believe' tumbles Sunday while 'Resurrection' stays strong

Fast National ratings for Sunday, March 16, 2014Episode 2 of NBC's "Believe" took a ratings hit in its regular time-period debut, falling more than a point in adults 18-49 without an original "Voice" as a lead-in (NBC ran a clip show Sunday). NBC's other new Sunday show, "Crisis," also debuted to mediocre numbers, although it took second in its hour in the 18-49 demo.ABC's "Resurrection," on the other hand, remained pretty solid. It came down from its premiere last week but was still easily the top network show of the night among adults 18-49. "Once Upon a Time" was steady as well. "Cosmos" also held up in its second week on FOX. "The Good Wife" was steady (but low) for CBS, and "The Mentalist" fell from last week.Sunday hour by hour:7 p.m.CBS: "60 Minutes" (11.1 million viewers, 7.1/12 households)ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.2 million, 3.7/6)NBC: "The Voice" (4.45 million, 2.9/5)FOX: "Bob's Burgers" (2.5 million,... //

TV ratings: 'Resurrection' opens strong for ABC Sunday, 'Cosmos' has OK premiere

Fast National ratings for Sunday, March 9, 2014ABC's drama "Resurrection" scored strong ratings for its premiere Sunday, grabbing one of the biggest audiences for a new drama this season. The show led its time period by wide margins across the board and helped the network score a win among adults 18-49 for the night. "Once Upon a Time" and "Revenge" returned to improved numbers vs. their most recent original episodes.Sunday's other premiere, FOX's "Cosmos," pulled in OK ratings on the broadcast network, and as it aired simultaneously on several other channels, its total audience will be somewhat bigger. "The Amazing Race" ticked up for CBS, while "The Good Wife" and "The Mentalist" were both down from their last originals.Sunday hour by hour:7 p.m.CBS: "60 Minutes" (10.6 million viewers, 6.7/12 households)NBC: "Dateline" (4.7 million, 3.0/5)ABC: Special - "Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming" (4.4 million, 2.8/5)FOX: "Bob's Burgers" (2.1 million, 1.3/2)/"The Simpsons" (2.65 million, 1.6/3)18-49... //

TV ratings: Winter Olympics close on low note, Daytona 500 boosts FOX Sunday

Fast National ratings for Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014The 2014 Winter Olympics went out with a whimper in terms of ratings, as the closing ceremony from Sochi delivered some of NBC's lowest numbers of the past two-plus weeks. A preview of "Growing Up Fisher" that started at 10:36 p.m. ET looks as though it will come in more or less where "About a Boy" did on Saturday.Also Sunday, a long rain delay pushed the Daytona 500 into primetime on FOX and gave the network a ratings bump as a result. Opposite the two sports telecasts, "The Amazing Race" had its weakest premiere ever.NBC drew 13.5 million viewers and an 8.0 rating/13 share in households for the night. FOX currently sits in second with 6.3 million viewers and a 3.8/6, pending updates for the live telecast. CBS (5.5 million, 3.5/6) beat out ABC (5.1 million, 3.2/5) for third.NBC also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.9... //