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60 Minutes 

The classic long-running prime time TV investigative news magazine.

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Don Hewitt
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 123 wins & 317 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Andrew Rooney ...  Self - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") / ... 972 episodes, 1969-2018
Lesley Stahl ...  Self - Host / ... 906 episodes, 1991-2020
Steve Kroft ...  Self - Host / ... 827 episodes, 1990-2019
Morley Safer ...  Self - Host / ... 766 episodes, 1968-2017
Mike Wallace ...  Self - Host / ... 709 episodes, 1968-2018
Ed Bradley ...  Self - Host / ... 588 episodes, 1973-2016
Scott Pelley ...  Self - Host / ... 473 episodes, 1995-2020
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Storyline

This series set the pattern for the TV news magazine. Each episode consists of several stories, each presented by a different reporter. Stories have included investigative pieces, celebrity profiles, background pieces on current events, and general human interest stories. The series has also featured "Point-Counterpoint" debates and humorous commentaries by Andy Rooney. Written by Eric Sorensen

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Trivia

Stopwatches used: Minerva: starting with the third show and for several shows after Heuer: late 1968 to the late 1970s Aristo: late 1970s to present No stopwatch was in the first two shows of October 8th and 15th, 1968 See more »

Goofs

In Andy Rooney's segment of 30 November 2008, the location of his seat in Giants Stadium was digitally blurred at the top of his season ticket - though the blurred region shifted enough to reveal most of the information - but all for naught as the same information was left unobstructed and even pointed to by Mr. Rooney at the bottom of the ticket, as well as the ticket's bar code and accompanying number. See more »

Quotes

Steve Kroft: [commercial promoting]
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Steve Kroft: ] I'm Steve Kroft.
Lesley Stahl: I'm Lesley Stahl.
Scott Pelley: I'm Scott Pelley.
Anderson Cooper: I'm Anderson Cooper.
Bill Whittaker: I'm Bill Whittaker.
Murphy Brown: And I'm Murphy Brown.
Bill Whittaker: Wait; what?
Lesley Stahl: Are you kidding?
[...]
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There is no better!
28 May 2003 | by rbknibbSee all my reviews

I began watching 60 Minutes around 1979. I was in high school and I have never stopped. As someone mentioned before me, it is definitely formula, but the formula definitely works. 20/20 and the multitude of other news shows that have attempted to imitate it have never come close. Watch this show and you will definitely learn something!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1968 (USA) See more »

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