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Evening News Ratings: Week of August 24

The evening newscasts all saw some increase in viewership last week with NBC “Nightly News” once again leading the way in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. The week saw several special evening news broadcasts with anchors hustling to Hyannis Port and Boston following the passing of Sen. Ted Kennedy. ABC’s “World News” saw its third consecutive week of viewership gains. The ABC average this week is for Mon-Thurs only.

Total Viewers: NBC: 7,860,000 / ABC: 7,080,000 / CBS: 5,390,000

A25-54 viewers: NBC: 2,480,000 / ABC: 1,980,000 / CBS: 1,600,000

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