One thing seems clear in the wake of the Stormy Daniels interview on 60 Minutes: People were interested. Preliminary ratings suggest the show earned its highest ratings in 10 years, reports Deadline. The overnight Nielsen share of 16.3 translates to more than 20 million households, notes media writer Brian Stelter of CNN. That's more than double the typical 60 Minutes rating and the highest since an interview with the newly elected Barack Obama and wife Michelle in 2008 registered a 17.4 share. In addition to the high ratings, Daniels' names was the top trending phrase on Twitter Sunday evening. Related coverage:
- President Trump: The president has not responded directly to the interview about his alleged affair with the adult-film star, but he issued a broad, media-bashing tweet Monday morning: "So much Fake News. Never been more voluminous or more inaccurate. But through it all, our country is doing great!"