60 Minutes TV Show
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Television Show Summary
The 70s TV show 60 Minutes has been a staple of Sunday night television since the late 1960's. The TV series became a ratings powerhouse during the 70's, and continues to garner a big audience to this day.
TV Show Plot For 60 Minutes
During the 70's, 60 Minutes covered many controversial stories such as a 1971 feature on the situation in the Gulf of Tonkin; "The Poppy Fields of Turkey -- The Heroin Labs of Marseilles -- The N.Y. Connection" (1972); "The Selling of Colonel Herbert" (1973); "The End of a Salesman" (1974); "Local News and Ratings War" (1974.) The Watergate scandal was covered extensively during the 1974-76 seasons. Other stories included a controversial story on the plight of Jordanian Jews (1976); a feature on brain damage suffered by workers in a chemical plant manufacturing Kepone (1976.)
Cast of 60 Minutes TV Show
Trivia for the TV Show 60 Minutes60 Minutes first cracked the Top 20 Nielsson Ratings during the 1976-77 season. In the 77-78 season the show was number four, and by 79-80 60 minutes was the top rated television show.
Ratings Info for 60 Minutes Series1976-77 - 10th Season - Ranked #18
1977-78 - 11th Season - Ranked #4
1978-79 - 12th Season - Ranked #11
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70's TV Show Trivia:
The TV Show 60 Minutes was televised from 09/01/1968 to the present, on the CBS network.
60 Minutes TV Show Emmy Awards:
60 Minutes won best Outstanding Achievements for Regularly Scheduled Magazine-Type Programs for the 1972-73 episode The Poppy Fields of Turkey The Heroin Labs of Marseilles The N.Y. Connection.
60 Minutes won best Outstanding Achievements for Regularly Scheduled Magazine-Type Programs for the 1972-73 episode The Selling of Colonel Herbert.
60 Minutes won best Outstanding Achievements for Regularly Scheduled Magazine-Type Programs in 1972-73.
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