Ratings: ’60 Minutes’ Surges With Exclusive Obama Interview on Bin Laden Raid

Fox’s “Family Guy” claims Sunday’s top spot, while ABC’s “Brothers & Sisters” season finale also posts impressive increase; “60 Minutes” VIDEO

Last Updated: May 9, 2011 @ 2:03 PM

"60 Minutes" scored a massive ratings bump with President Obama's only interview about the killing of Osama bin Laden, while "Family Guy" landed the top spot in Sunday's ratings, according to preliminary numbers.

"60 Minutes" on CBS at 7 p.m. received a 53 percent rise in the adults 18-49 demographic over last week, taking in a 2.3 rating/8 share and 13.7 million total viewers.

The "Amazing Race" finale the following hour took a 2.5/7 in the demo, down 4 percent from the previous week, with 8.9 million total viewers.

The "CSI: Miami" finale at 10 was up 11 percent from the previous week with a 2.0/5 in the demo and 9.6 million total viewers.

Fox's "Family Guy" at 9 took the night's top-rated slot by scoring a 3.2/8 in the demo, a 7 percent jump from the last original episode on April 17, and 6.5 million total viewers. The network's ratings for the rest of the evening were a mixed bag, with a "Simpsons" rerun at 7 starting the night with a 1.0/4 in the demo and 2.3 million total viewers.

"American Dad" at 7:30 took a 1.5/5, down 6 percent from its last original episode on April 10, and 3.2 million total viewers. A new "Simpsons" at 8 was also down, dropping 7 percent from last week with a 2.5/8 in the demo and 5.4 million total viewers, while "Bob's Burgers" at 8:30 scored a 5 percent uptick in the demo from its last original airing on April 10, earning a 2.0/6 and 4.1 million total viewers.

"The Cleveland Show" wrapped up the night at 9:30, slipping 4 percent in the demo from its last original episode on April 17, with a 2.2/5 and 4.7 million total viewers.

ABC's shining moment of the evening came with the season finale of "Brothers & Sisters" at 10. Though the show's fate is unclear, viewers gave the seasonal swan song a 25 percent bump in the demo compared to last week, with a 2.0/5 and 7.1 million total viewers.

"America's Funniest Home Videos" at 7 was down 15 percent, with a 1.7/6 in the demo and 6.3 million total viewers, while "Extreme Makeover" the following hour took a 2.1/6 in the demo and 7.9 million total viewers. "Desperate Housewives" at 9 was flat with the previous week, earning a 2.8/7 in the demo and 9.6 million total viewers.

NBC had a dispiriting Sunday, with both of its offerings taking a substantial dip. "Dateline," airing at 7, dropped 33 percent compared to last week, with a 0.8/3 in the demo and 3.8 million total viewers, while a three-hour episode of Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice"  tumbled 23 percent, taking a 2.4/7 in the demo and 7 million total viewers. Last week's episode was partly preempted by Obama's speech about bin Laden.

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