Evening News Ratings: Down All Around

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“Dare we call it a trend? For the second consecutive week, Charlie Gibson’s ABC World News edged Brian Williams’ NBC Nightly News for first place among 25-to-54- year-old viewers,” Gail Shister notes.

More importantly: “Compared with the same week a year ago, NBC is down 10 percent in total viewers and 17 percent in the demo. ABC is down 2 and 9 percent, and CBS, 5 and 12 percent. As those elves at ABC helpfully point out, it marks the sixth consecutive week that CBS has declined in total viewers and the fifth time in six weeks it’s dropped in the demo.”

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