Evening News Ratings: Week of February 21

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By Chris Ariens

As attention in north Africa shifted from Egypt to Libya last week, the evening newscasts rode the ratings rollercoaster up, drawing 1.6 million more viewers from the week before. “NBC Nightly News” was #1 again with a 1.4M total viewer lead over #2 “World News,” while ABC’s broadcast had nearly 2M more viewers than #3 “CBS Evening News.”

Numbers for the week of Feb. 21:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 9,830,000 8,400,000 6,450,000
• A25-54: 2,890,000 2,340,000 2,030,000