The evening newscasts had a solid week from September 12-16, with all three programs up in total viewers compared to the same week last year. “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” and “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” were also up slightly in the A25-54 demographic, while “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” was down.
Week-to-week, all three programs were down in total viewers. NBC and ABC were also down in A25-54 viewers, while CBS was up slightly in the demographic.
NBC led the pack, besting ABC by nearly a million total viewers. CBS’ program, which was preempted Monday night for the U.S. Open finals and has a weekly average based on only four broadcasts, came in third.
Numbers for the week of September 12:
|• Total Viewers:||8,219,000||7,245,000||5,735,000|