Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 11

By Chris Ariens 

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World News Tonight with David Muir was the most-watched evening newscast last week, and saw the most growth.

Compared to the same week last year the ABC evening newscast was up +8 percent in total viewers and up +11 percent among younger viewers. ABC continues to win season-to-date. It’s the first time in 21 years the show has been No. 1 at this point in the season.

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, which continued to win the younger demo, was up +3 percent in viewers and up +2 percent in the demo vs. the same week last year.

CBS Evening News was down -3 percent in viewers and down -5 percent in the demo.

Numbers for the week of September 11, 2017:

  ABC NBC CBS
• Total Viewers: 8,334,000 8,033,000 6,083,000
• A25-54: 1,806,000 1,899,000 1,332,000
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