Evening News Ratings: Week of April 1

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By Merrill Knox Comments

All three evening newscasts are have grown in total viewers compared to the same week last year: “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was up +6%, “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” was up +8% and “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” was up +10%.

Among younger viewers, NBC is up +9% and ABC is up +8% year-over year. CBS is down slightly, -2%.

For the week of April 1, NBC had a +974,000 viewer lead on ABC, which leads CBS by +987,000.

Numbers for the week of April 1, 2013:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 8,375,000 7,401,000 6,414,000
• A25-54: 2,218,000 1,891,000 1,711,000