TV Ratings: Trump and Biden ’60 Minutes’ Interviews Draw Almost 17 Million Viewers

TV Ratings: Trump and Biden ’60 Minutes’ Interviews Draw Almost 17 Million Viewers
Donald Trump’s contentious interview with veteran “60 Minutes” host Lesley Stahl, as well as Joe Biden’s less eventful sit-down, scored the show its largest audience since 2018.

The dual Biden and Trump interviews, the latter of which the President cut short, drew a total of 16.8 million total viewers on CBS and scored a 2.4 rating among adults 18-49, per Nielsen time adjusted fast national numbers. That represents the most viewers to tune in since the infamous Stormy Daniels interview from March two years ago. During the Trump interview, Stahl grilled the President on his coronavirus response.

The strong “60 Minutes” performance was likely due in part to the fact it was pre-empted by an NFL game. However, it still managed to put up those impressive numbers up against “Sunday Night Football” and the World Series.

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