NBC Dateline Special ‘Inside Congress’ Places Third at 7 PM Sunday

By Alex Weprin 

The NBC News “Dateline” special taking viewers  “Inside Congress” placed third in total viewers during the 7 PM hour Sunday evening.

The special drew 4.28 million total viewers, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals (final numbers will be in later today). For comparison, a rerun of CBS “60 Minutes” led the way at 7 with 8.82 million total viewers, and a rerun of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” drew 4.81 million total viewers.

The special was essentially flat compared to “Dateline” last week, but was up by over a million viewers compared to the same time period last year.