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Evening News Ratings: Week of January 31

All three evening newscasts were up from week-to-week in both Total Viewers and among A25-54 viewers. “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” led the way again with 11.29M Total Viewers — delivering the best Total Viewers in more than six years. The last time “Nightly” delivered numbers like this was George W. Bush‘s second inauguration on Jan. 17, 2005.

#2 “World News with Diane Sawyer” drew its largest audience in nearly 4 years in Total Viewers and in nearly 2 years among younger viewers. “World News” saw increases from year-to-year in both Total Viewer (+14%) and among younger viewers (+14%). #3 “CBS Evening News” saw growth from week-to-week in both Total Viewers and among A25-54 viewers.

Numbers for the week of Jan. 31:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 11,290,000 9,820,000 7,350,000
• A25-54: 3,490,000 2,850,000 2,370,000
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