Evening News Ratings: Week of April 8

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By Chris Ariens Comments

“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” won the week of April 8, and was the only show to grow in both Total Viewers and younger viewers compared to the same week last year. “Nightly” was up +2% in viewers and up +3% in the demo.

The “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” showed the most year-over-year viewer growth: up +5%, but down the most in the demo: -9%. “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” was up +4% in viewers and down -2% in the demo.

Due to the NCAA Basketball Final Monday, “CBS Evening News” is based on 4 days (Tues-Fri).

Numbers for the week of April 8, 2013:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 8,302,000 7,465,000 6,249,000
• A25-54: 2,268,000 1,872,000 1,652,000