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:
|• Total Viewers:||7,850,000||7,213,000||5,466,000|