Evening News Ratings: Week of May 6

By Chris Ariens Comment

While still trailing in the evening news race, the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” continues to show the most growth in viewership: up +12% compared to the same week last year. At the same time, it’s the only evening broadcast to shed viewers in the ad-friendly A25-54 demo, down -2% compared to last year. “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” extends its winning streak among total viewers to 191 weeks and among younger viewers to 233 weeks. “Nightly” is up year-over-year in both total viewers (+3%) and younger viewers (+4%). “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” is up in total viewers (+1%) and flat in the demo.

Numbers for the week of May 6, 2013:

• Total Viewers: 8,169,000 7,469,000 6,412,000
• A25-54: 2,200,000 1,944,000 1,622,000