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60 Minutes 

The classic long-running prime time TV investigative news magazine.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lesley Stahl ...  Herself - Host / ... 629 episodes, 1994-2019
Andrew Rooney ...  Himself - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") / ... 627 episodes, 1969-2018
Steve Kroft ...  Himself - Host / ... 583 episodes, 1990-2019
Morley Safer ...  Himself - Host / ... 517 episodes, 1968-2017
Scott Pelley ...  Himself - Host / ... 443 episodes, 2002-2019
Mike Wallace ...  Himself - Host / ... 423 episodes, 1968-2018
Ed Bradley ...  Himself - Host / ... 329 episodes, 1973-2016
Bob Simon ...  Himself - Host / ... 269 episodes, 1997-2018
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Storyline

This series set the pattern for the TV news magazine. Each episode consists of several stories, each presented by a different reporter. Stories have included investigative pieces, celebrity profiles, background pieces on current events, and general human interest stories. The series has also featured "Point-Counterpoint" debates and humorous commentaries by Andy Rooney. Written by Eric Sorensen

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1968 (USA) See more »

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TV Land Legends: The 60 Minutes Interviews See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Andrew Rooney (better known as Andy Rooney) made his last regular appearance on the program on October 2, 2011. See more »

Goofs

In Andy Rooney's segment of 30 November 2008, the location of his seat in Giants Stadium was digitally blurred at the top of his season ticket - though the blurred region shifted enough to reveal most of the information - but all for naught as the same information was left unobstructed and even pointed to by Mr. Rooney at the bottom of the ticket, as well as the ticket's bar code and accompanying number. See more »

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Steve Kroft: [commercial promoting ]
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Steve Kroft: ] I'm Steve Kroft.
Lesley Stahl: I'm Lesley Stahl.
Scott Pelley: I'm Scott Pelley.
Anderson Cooper: I'm Anderson Cooper.
Bill Whittaker: I'm Bill Whittaker.
Murphy Brown: And I'm Murphy Brown.
Bill Whittaker: Wait; what?
Lesley Stahl: Are you kidding?
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Still the Gold Standard
10 October 2005 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

"60 Minutes" is definitely the originator of all the great television news magazines. Every Sunday night for several years I have either watched the show or listened to it on the local CBS radio affiliate here in Los Angeles. To me "60 Minutes" works in two different ways. The first is as an investigative program that looks hard at very controversial issues that the public should be made aware of. The show also is great at doing wonderful celebrity profiles. It really allows the general public to look at the lives of various celebrities and show what they are like once the spotlight is off. Of course, the show has its detractors who say that it has become very self important, but this will always be to me one of the most influential shows in the history of television.


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