The Afternoon Ticker: #9 for ’60,’ Ramirez Hits TheStreet, C-SPAN Connects

By Chris Ariens 

  • “60 Minutes” was the 9th most-watched show on TV last week. In fact, with 11.6 million viewers, “60” was Sunday night’s top program in both viewers and households.

  • Ruben Ramirez, who lost his job when CNBC took over production of PBS’ “Nightly Business Report,” has joined as head of video content.

  • C-SPAN has launched a second fleet of Local Content Vehicles. C-SPAN producers will spend a week in selected cities, traveling in detailed Ford Transit Connect vehicles visiting various literary and historic sites.