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April 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With its hour-long tribute to Mike Wallace on Sunday, CBS’s 60 Minutes easily became the most-watched show of the night, averaging 10.8 million viewers. The program featured Wallace interviewing such celebrities as Johnny Carson, Ronald Reagan, Malcolm X, Barbra Streisand, Mel Brooks, Bette Davis, Kirk Douglas, Jack Kevorkian, Tina Turner and Shirley MacLaine. Riding the show’s coattails, every other CBS show for the night came in at No. 1 in the ratings, including The Amazing Race with 9.2 million, The Good Wife with 10 million and the debuting NYC 22 with 8.9 million.