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As NBC News anchor Matt Lauer became the news last week, NBC Nightly News retook the top spot in the evening news ratings.
The Lester Holt-hosted show edged ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir by +43,000 viewers or .5 percent. Compared to the same week last year all three shows lost audience: NBC was down -2 percent in viewers and down -9 percent in the demo; ABC was flat in viewers and down -8 percent in the demo; and CBS Evening News was down -10 percent in viewers and down -16 percent in the demo.
The averages for the week of Nov. 27:
- Total Viewers: NBC: 9.149M / ABC: 9.106M / CBS: 6.850M
- A25-54 viewers: NBC: 2.127M / ABC: 1.836M / CBS: 1.460M