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Evening News Ratings: Week of Dec. 29

The final week of 2008 was an odd one for the evening newscasts. NBC Nightly News finished first in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo, but was based on a four-day average (only excluding Wednesday).

CBS’ ratings are based on a three-day average (excluding Wednesday and Friday) while ABC’s are based on a two-day average (excluding Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). During ABC’s two days, David Muir filled in for Charlie Gibson.

Total Viewers: NBC: 9,490,000 / ABC: 8,130,000 / CBS: 7,290,000

25-54 demo: NBC: 2,860,000 / ABC: 2,480,000 / CBS: 2,120,000

25-54 rating: NBC: 2.3/7 / ABC: 2.0/7 / CBS: 1.7/5

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