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‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Draws Largest Audience in 5+ Years

Last weekend, “CBS Sunday Morning” had its largest audience in more than five years. The show drew 5.62 million viewers — its largest audience since February 19, 2006 and better than last week’s average of the Monday-Friday morning shows “Today,” (5.32M) “Good Morning America,” (4.79M) and “The Early Show” (2.51M). “Sunday Morning” averaged a 1.5 rating in A25-54 viewers, its best showing in the last month.

Season-to-date, Sunday Morning is up +3% in Total Viewers (5.14m vs. 4.98m) and up +8% in the A25-54 rating (1.4/07 vs 1.3/07). The image (right) is a “Thank You” staffers posted on Sunday Morning’s Facebook page today.

This Sunday on the show newly re-hired CBS Newser Lee Cowan reports on the film “The Artist,” which is set in the silent movie era, and is itself a silent, black & white film. Cowan is also going to be the fill-in host for Charles Osgood on occasion.

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