Evening News Ratings: Week of May 7

By Chris Ariens Comment

ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir wins another week in the evening, with a +4 percent viewer lead on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.

Holt, who took his program across America last week to cities including Portland, Pittsburgh and Chicago, was most-watched in the A25-54 demo, with a very slim .3 percent lead on Muir’s broadcast.

Compared to the same week last year ABC was up +2 percent in both viewers and the demo. Nightly news was down -1 percent in viewers and down -7 percent in the demo. CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor, which is originating from Jerusalem tonight, was down -5 percent in viewers and down -6 percent in the demo.

Numbers for the week of May 7, 2018:

  ABC NBC CBS
• Total Viewers: 7,643,000 7,343,000 5,588,000
• A25-54: 1,537,000 1,542,000 1,149,000

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