Sunday (January 30, 2022) the hit CBS News series “60 Minutes” returns with another all-new episode
The January 30 edition of “60 Minutes” airs at a special two hours on 60 minutes. 7PM ET/PT on CBS will be an Hour of Music with stories on Tony Bennett, The Beatles Get Back Sessions, and the St. Augustine H.S. marching band. You can watch previous episodes on Paramount+. and CBS.com.
For the second hour, at 8PM ET/PT CBS will broadcast a “60 Minutes” Wildlife Tour with a story on Great White Sharks, The Wolves of Yellowstone, and National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore.
7PM ET/PT 60 Minutes “An Hour of Music”
“The Final Act”
Tony Bennett has Alzheimer’s disease. It’s taken a toll on his memory, and the 95-year-old singer has trouble holding a conversation. But when the music comes on, the legendary crooner can break through the fog to find his voice again. Anderson Cooper and 60 MINUTES cameras were at what would likely be his final performance, with Lady Gaga at his side. Nichole Marks is the producer.
“The Get Back Sessions”
Rock music’s greatest divorce, the breakup of the Beatles in 1970, was always associated with the film and album “Let it Be.” Half a century later, dozens of hours of that film left on the cutting room floor are telling a different story. 60 MINUTES reveals an intimacy and creative bond between the four musicians that belies the long-held narrative. Jon Wertheim reports. Michael Gavshon and Nadim Roberts are the producers.
“Best Band in the Land”
COVID canceled Mardi Gras last year, but the big sound of the St. Augustine H.S. marching band practicing in the streets of New Orleans signals good times will return to the city famous for its marching band culture. Sharyn Alfonsi speaks to its new bandleader and the band members, and traces the arc of this 70-year-old institution that calls itself the “Best Band in the Land.” Laura Dodd is the producer.
8PM ET/PT 60 Minutes “A Wildlife Tour”
Great white sharks are coming nearer U.S. beaches, but does it mean attacks on people will increase? Bill Whitaker reports. Rome Hartman is the producer.
“The Wolves of Yellowstone”
The once-familiar howl of the wolf in the American West has returned to Yellowstone Park and its environs, thanks to a careful reintroduction of the animal by the U.S. Park Service. But, as Bill Whitaker reports, the number of wolves venturing into the states surrounding Yellowstone Park has some ranchers and hunters worried. Rome Hartman and Sara Kuzmarov are the producers.
“The Photo Ark”
National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is attempting to photograph every living species. Bill Whitaker and 60 MINUTES cameras tag along on a shoot and find out animals can do the darnedest things. Robert Anderson and Aaron Weisz are the producers.
60 Minutes, the most successful broadcast in television history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments, and profiles of people in the news, the CBS News magazine has been the number-one program a record five times. It also finished among Nielsen’s annual top-10 list for 23 consecutive seasons – a record never even approached by another program. The program has won more Emmy Awards than any other primetime broadcast, including a special Lifetime Achievement Emmy. It has also won virtually every other broadcast journalism award, plus 15 Peabody awards for excellence in television broadcasting. 60 Minutes was created in 1968 by Don Hewitt and premiered on CBS September 24th of that year.