It’s another split win in the evenings, as NBC’s Lester Holt gives Nightly News a total viewer win — its first in 5 weeks — and ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir takes the A25-54 demo. NBC’s lead was a very slim .5 percent, while ABC’s win in the demo was by a much wider 7.5 percent.
Even with big news from Baltimore last week, all three newscasts were down compared to the same week last year. Nightly News is down -14 percent in viewers and down -18 in the demo; World News Tonight is down -2 percent in viewers and down -11 percent in the demo; and the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley is down -7 percent in viewers and down -17 percent in the demo. This same week last year included coverage of severe weather across the nation.
Numbers for the week of April 27, 2015:
|• Total Viewers:||7,726,000||7,687,000||6,576,000|