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NCAA Basketball helps ’60 Minutes’ score

Propelled by an NCAA tournament runover, CBS News’ “60 Minutes” was the sixth most-watched show of the week last week. The show drew 14.81 million Total Viewers making it Sunday’s most-watched show. “60″ had a 4.1 rating / 11 share of the A25-54 audience. Sunday’s show featured Lesley Stahl’s report on overseas tax shelters that American companies use to save billions in taxes, Scott Pelley’s emotional story about a Staten Island woman who has helped over 100 children maimed by war or disaster. The story was produced by Tanya Simon, the daughter of “60″ correspondent Bob Simon. The third story was Steve Kroft’s profile of legendary high school basketball coach Bob Hurley.

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Simons Help Keep ’60 Minutes’ in Top 10

simonsimon_2-2.jpgThere was no NFL lead-in this week, but CBS’ “60 Minutes” drew 12.33 million total viewers this Sunday and finished at #8 among television programs for the week.

Lara Logan reported on Green Berets in Afghanistan and Steve Kroft interviewed Beyonce ahead of the Grammy awards, which followed “60″ on CBS and was the number one program for the week drawing nearly 26 million viewers.

In another report, Bob Simon also profiled Olympic snowboarder Shaun White in a segment that was produced by his daughter Tanya Simon.