As 2013 wound down, and 2014 began, “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” maintained its grip on the No. 1 spot in the evenings. Last week, “Nightly” drew its largest audiences in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo in five weeks.
Compared to the same week last year the NBC newscast saw the most total viewer growth: +14%, while No. 2 “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” saw the most younger viewer growth: +9%. “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” was up in viewers: +4% but down in the demo -9% compared to last year.
Due to the New Year’s holiday, all three broadcasts were retitled Tuesday and Wednesday and are based on 3-day averages (Mon, Thurs, Fri).
Numbers for the week of December 30, 2013:
|• Total Viewers:||10,147,000||9,195,000||7,534,000|