“NBC Nightly News” was still the most-watched newscast last week, but the total viewer gap with “ABC World News” was the smallest of the season. While NBC was down in total viewers, ABC grew its audience week-to-week with Diane Sawyer conducting two high-profile interviews with David Cameron and Mark Zuckerberg. (Sawyer was out Thursday and Friday.)
“CBS Evening News” saw a small week-to-week decrease in both total viewers and the demo.
Compared to the same week last year, NBC and CBS were down in both categories while ABC was up in total viewers and flat in the demo.
Numbers for the week of July 19: