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60 Minutes 

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

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Don Hewitt
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Andrew Rooney ...  Himself - Commentator (segment "Andy Rooney") / ... 583 episodes, 1986-2018
Lesley Stahl ...  Herself - Host / ... 576 episodes, 1994-2018
Steve Kroft ...  Himself - Host / ... 539 episodes, 1990-2018
Morley Safer ...  Himself - Host / ... 426 episodes, 1968-2017
Scott Pelley ...  Himself - Host / ... 414 episodes, 2003-2018
Mike Wallace ...  Himself - Host / ... 299 episodes, 1968-2018
Ed Bradley ...  Himself - Host / ... 294 episodes, 1984-2016
Bob Simon ...  Himself - Host / ... 263 episodes, 1998-2017
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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

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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

Don Hewitt envisioned this program as a TV version of Life magazine. 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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Simply the best
17 June 2003 | by frankfobSee all my reviews

This is the news show to which other news shows aspire, and none has ever even come close. This show has been on for 35 years because people trust it. They know that what they see and hear will be the unvarnished, unbiased truth; while a fatuous blowhard like Bill O'Reilly can call his show "The No-Spin Zone" when it is actually nothing BUT spin, viewers know that "60 Minutes" doesn't "spin" anything; it's not afraid to take on powerful people, institutions and corporations, and in fact has even raked its own network over the coals on more than one occasion. The show has a reputation for integrity that is unparalleled in the history of TV, and the fact that it has often elicited howls of protest from both the right and the left because of its coverage or investigations of issues or people "sacred" to those particular political philosophies is testimony to its effectiveness. This show is as good as it's possible to get.


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