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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 / ... 626 episodes, 1994-2019
Andrew Rooney ...  Himself - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") / ... 625 episodes, 1978-2018
Steve Kroft ...  Himself - Host / ... 581 episodes, 1990-2019
Morley Safer ...  Himself - Host / ... 456 episodes, 1968-2017
Scott Pelley ...  Himself - Host / ... 439 episodes, 2002-2019
Mike Wallace ...  Himself - Host / ... 331 episodes, 1968-2018
Ed Bradley ...  Himself - Host / ... 327 episodes, 1984-2016
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

Stopwatches used: Minerva: starting with the third show and for several shows after Heuer: late 1968 to the late 1970s Aristo: late 1970s to present No stopwatch was in the first two shows of October 8th and 15th, 1968 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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I wasn't planning to comment, but after I read that fellows slam I had no choice...
16 June 2002 | by zoogelsnofSee all my reviews

60 Minutes is, most definatly, the gold standard. They find out things that no one else can find out, and they can break stories no one else has even heard of. They get interviews with the people who matter and bring the stories that matter to the public. It is truly the one and only REAL news show left. Not a 60 second sound clip that tells you nothing, but an in depth look. They ask the tough questions, to the tough people, and get it all right. Theres a reason it has been on the show for so many years, and is one of the most popular programs in history even today.


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