Evening News Ratings: Week of June 20

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By Chris Ariens

As we reported yesterday, the three evening newscasts are all experiencing a growth spurt. Last week, all the newscasts were up compared to the same week last year; in addition, #1 “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” and #3 “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” grew in younger viewers as well. #2 ABC “World News with Diane Sawyer” saw week-to-week increases in Total Viewers and younger viewers. Season-to-date, “Nightly” leads “World News” by 1.069M viewers. And over the first three weeks of its airing, the Pelley broadcast is up +9% year-over-year in Nielsen’s top 10 markets.

Numbers for the week of June 20:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 7,850,000 7,213,000 5,466,000
• A25-54: 2,330,000 1,870,000 1,654,000