Evening News Ratings: Week of July 3

By Chris Ariens 

During the holiday-shortened week, ABC’s World News tonight remained the most-watched evening newscast and NBC Nightly News continued at No. 1 in the advertiser-friendly A25-54 demo.

Compared to the same week last year ABC was down -4 percent in viewers and down -12 percent in the demo; NBC was down -7 percent in viewers and down -19 percent in the demo; and the CBS Evening News was down -11 percent in viewers and down -29 percent in the demo.

Due to the July 4 holiday, all three evening newscasts were rated for three days (Wed-Fri).

Numbers for the week of July 3:

ABC NBC CBS
• Total Viewers: 7,418,000 7,162,000 5,711,000
• A25-54: 1,527,000 1,587,000 1,133,000
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