Evening News Ratings: Week of Oct. 9

By Chris Ariens 

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir remains No. 1 in the evenings, and was the only program to see growth in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo compared to the same week last year.

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt remains on top in the advertiser-friendly demo with a narrow 2 percent lead on World News Tonight. NBC was up +1 percent in viewers but down -8 percent in the demo.

CBS Evening News was down year-over-year, -4 percent in viewers and down -14 percent in the demo.

Due to Thursday Night Football, CBS Evening News ratings are based on 4 days (Mon-Wed and Fri).

Evening newscast numbers for the week of Oct. 9:

• Total Viewers: 8,649,000 8,148,000 6,266,000
• A25-54: 1,823,000 1,852,000 1,327,000