TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

2007 Ratings: World News Tops Nightly News

For the first time in 12 years, ABC’s evening newscast is #1 in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. World News with Charles Gibson beat NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams by just 90,000 Total Viewers and just 60,000 A25-54 viewers in 2007. In total viewers, World News is up 4% year-over-year, NBC is down 13% and CBS is down 6%. Nightly had a strong fourth quarter, topping World News by 130,000 Total Viewers.

So, for the year, here’s how it breaks down:

Total viewers: ABC: 8,390,000 / NBC: 8,300,000 / CBS: 6,440,000

A25-54 demo: ABC: 2,580,000 / NBC: 2,520,000 / CBS: 2,010,000

Household rating: ABC: 5.8/12 / NBC: 5.7/12 / CBS: 4.5/9

Mediabistro Course

Social Media Strategy Boot Camp

Social Media Strategy Boot CampStarting November 10, build a complete social media strategy for your brand! Through a series of weeklong webcasts, marketing and social media experts will teach you how to integrate social media into your overall marketing strategy, understand key metrics and analytics, and master the emerging trends in social. Register now!