Evening News Ratings: Week of November 26

By Chris Ariens Comment

A combined average of 24.688 million people watched the three evening newscasts last week — up almost 200,000 viewers from the same week last year, with most of the gains going to #3 “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.” Pelley was up +5% in total viewers and up +7% in younger viewers. “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” was up in total viewers: +3% but down in younger viewers: -4%. “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” which maintained a million viewer lead on ABC and 2.5 million lead on CBS, was down vs. last year: down -3% in both measurements.

Numbers for the week of November 26:

• Total Viewers: 9,403,000 8,388,000 6,897,000
• A25-54: 2,605,000 2,183,000 1,954,000