How the George Zimmerman Trial is Playing on the Evening News

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By Chris Ariens Comment

The cable networks continue live coverage of the George Zimmerman trial as lead detective Chris Serino is back on the stand this morning.

As the made-for-cable trial gets non-stop coverage on HLN, MSNBC, CNN and nearly non-stop on Fox news — to ratings success — here’s how Monday’s proceedings were covered on the three network evening newscasts.

  • ABC World News: 6 minutes into the newscast, a story by Matt Gutman
  • NBC Nightly News: 15 minutes into the newscast, a story by Ron Mott
  • CBS Evening News: 21 minutes into the newscast, a 20-second voice over by Scott Pelley