60 Minutes

American television newsmagazine program

60 Minutes is a CBS television news program, which began in 1968. The program was created by Don Hewitt.

60 Minutes
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Created byDon Hewitt
Presented bySee Correspondents below
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons43 (as of 2011)
Executive producer(s)Jeff Fager
Running time42 minutes (plus commercials)
Production company(s)CBS News Productions
CBS Productions
Original networkCBS
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseSeptember 24, 1968 (1968-09-24) –
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In February 2009, TV Guide named 60 Minutes 6th on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.[1]


  1. "TV Guide Names Top 50 Shows". Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2012-03-20.