For the third time in four weeks, 60 Minutes ranked in the top ten network prime time shows.
Sunday’s program drew a 9.7 rating and an 18 share. That makes it the seventh most popular show for the past week.
15.03 million viewers watched Steve Kroft‘s interview of John Gotti, Jr., the son of the late Mafia Boss John Gotti, along with a Bob Simon report on the finding of a new link in the human evolutionary chain.
60 Minutes‘ lead-in on Sunday was the 2010 Masters Golf Tournament broadcast.