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60 Minutes Obama Sitdown Draws Largest Audience Since 1999 November 21, 2008 1:30 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 60 Minutes, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Television.
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obama60minutes-112108Last Sunday’s sit-down interview with President-elect Barack Obama (later joined by wife Michelle) on CBS’s 60 Minutes drew 25.10 million viewers.  That’s the highest ratings the show has posted since 1999 as well as the first time since then that it has drawn more than 24 million viewers.

Full ratings for the episode:

  • Household – 15.1/23 Rating/Share
  • Viewers – 25,104,000 (8.7 Rating)
  • Adults 18-49 – 8,325,000 (6.3/16 Rating/Share)

Source: Nielsen Media