Evening News Ratings: Week of Oct. 19

By Chris Ariens 

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt has now won four months straight in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo.

But compared to the same week last year, all three newscasts were down in the measurement that matters to advertisers: the A25-54 demo. Nightly News was down -1 percent, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir was down -14 percent and the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley was down -7 percent. But Pelley’s broadcast was the only one to experience total viewer growth: up +5 percent year-over-year.

Numbers for the week of Oct. 19, 2015:

• Total Viewers: 8,122,000 7,846,000 6,815,000
• A25-54: 1,964,000 1,737,000 1,478,000