Evening News Ratings: Week of April 22


By Merrill Knox Comment

“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was on top as usual for the week of April 22, beating “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” by +605,000 Total Viewers and +320,000 viewers in the A25-54 demographic. “World News” leads “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” by +1,078,000 Total Viewers and +155,000 A25-54 viewers.

But only Pelley’s newscast has grown in both ratings measurements compared to the same week last year, up +12% in Total Viewers and +5% in A25-54 viewers. “World News” is up +3% in Total Viewers and down -4% in the A25-54 demographic and “Nightly” is flat in both ratings measurements.

Numbers for the week of April 22, 2013:

• Total Viewers: 8,128,000 7,523,000 6,445,000
• A25-54: 2,189,000 1,869,000 1,714,000