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The Ticker: ‘World News’, ‘Dateline,’ ’60′

  • The ABC “World News” series “Coming Home: America’s Promise” returns tonight. Diane Sawyer profiles military caregivers across the country fighting financial and emotional battles in able to provide assistance for more than 1 million wounded warriors.
  • NBC’s “Dateline Saturday Night Mystery” was the No. 1 show of the night averaging 4.8 million viewers from 8-10pmET, and topping CBS’s “48 Hours” and ABC’s “20/20″ head-to-head at 9pm. It tied for No.1 for the night in the A18-49 demo with a 0.8 rating.
  • CBS’s “60 Minutes” averaged more than 13.2 million viewers last night. With a thrilling NCAA Tournament game as its lead-in, the show will end up being the most-watched show of the night when final Nielsen numbers are released tomorrow.

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