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Stormy Daniels, NCAA propel ‘60 Minutes’ to top of TV ratings

LOS ANGELES

CBS’ “60 Minutes” proved it still has the moves in its 50th year to dominate the ratings.

The news magazine’s interview with Stormy Daniels, the adult film star alleging a 2006 sexual encounter with President Donald Trump, was the most-watched prime-time program for the week with 22.1 million viewers.

For the week of March 19-25, the top 10 shows, their networks and viewerships: “60 Minutes,” CBS, 22.1 million; “The Voice” (Tuesday), NBC, 10.9 million; “The Voice” (Monday), NBC, 10.7 million; “Instinct,” CBS, 10.2 million; NCAA Basketball: Florida State vs. Michigan, TBS, 9.7 million; “The Good Doctor,” ABC, 8.9 million; NCAA Basketball (bridge show between games), TBS, 8.76 million; “Survivor,” CBS, 8.6 million; “NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS, 8.58 million; NCAA Basketball: Kentucky vs. Kansas State, CBS, 8.29 million.

World Video Game Hall of Fame announces 12 finalists for 2018

ROCHESTER, N.Y.

Calling all gamers to help pick World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees. Twelve finalists were named Tuesday for the class of 2018, pitting “Ms. Pac-Man” against “John Madden Football.”

Also in the running are: “Asteroids,” “Call of Duty,” “Dance Dance Revolution,” “Final Fantasy VII,” “Half-Life,” “King’s Quest,” “Metroid,” “Minecraft,” “Spacewar!,” and “Tomb Raider.”

New this year, the hall is inviting gamers to weigh in on inductees. Online balloting closes April 4.

A panel of experts will vote as well.

The winners will be inducted May 3.

Associated Press

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