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Evening News Ratings: Week of December 5

As usual, “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was the top network evening newscast for the week of December 5. The program drew 1.35 million more viewers than its nearest competitor “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer,” though the ABC broadcast was closer to NBC than it was a year ago this week.

“CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” placed third, but it was the only newscast to be up in both total and demo viewers year over year and week to week. Both ABC and NBC were down compared to last year.

Numbers for the week of December 5, 2011:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 9,227,000 7,878,000 6,705,000
• A25-54: 2,508,000 2,107,000 1,964,000
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