About the Show

Began its 47th season on the CBS Television Network in the fall.

ON AIR:  Sundays (7:00-8:00 PM, ET)

FORMAT:  60 MINUTES, the most successful television broadcast in history, began its 47th season in September 2014. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news, the broadcast begun in 1968 is still a hit in 2015, making Nielsen’s Top 10 list nine consecutive weeks in the fall of 2014. Over the 2013-2014 season, 60 MINUTES continued its dominance as the number-one news program, drawing an average of 12.2 million viewers per week – almost twice the audience of its nearest network news magazine competitor and three million viewers ahead of the most-watched daily network evening news broadcast. The average audience for a 60 MINUTES broadcast still dwarfs the biggest audiences drawn by cable news programs.  

PREMIERE:  Sept. 24, 1968

CORRESPONDENTS AND CONTRIBUTING CORRESPONDENTS: Anderson Cooper, Steve Kroft, Sanjay Gupta; Lara Logan, Scott Pelley, Morley Safer, Lesley Stahl and Bill Whitaker

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:  Jeff Fager

EXECUTIVE EDITOR:  Bill Owens

SENIOR PRODUCERS:  L. Franklin Devine, Michael Radutzky and Debbie DeLuca-Sheh

STORY EDITOR:  Claudia Weinstein

EXECUTIVE STORY EDITOR:  Victoria Gordon

ONLINE EDITOR:  Ann Silvio

PRODUCERS:  Robert Anderson, Tom Anderson, Shachar Bar-On, Richard Bonin, David Browning, Denise Schrier Cetta,   Andy Court,  Katherine Davis, Shari Finkelstein, Michael Gavshon, John Hamlin, Marc Lieberman, Max McClellan, Graham Messick, Draggan  Mihailovich, Harry A. Radliffe II, Michael Rey, Howard L. Rosenberg; Ira Rosen, David Schneider, Henry Schuster, Keith Sharman, Patricia Shevlin, Tanya Simon, Ruth Streeter, Katy Textor, Nicole Young and Oriana Zill de Granados

DIRECTORS:   Robert Klug and Alicia Tanz Flaum

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Press Contact:   Kevin Tedesco            212-975-2329             kev@cbsnews.com

Press:

Kevin Tedesco
212-975-2329
kev@cbsnews.com

Heather Wines
212-975-1079
hwines@cbs.com