All three evening newscasts saw viewership declines last week, as the big three anchors broadcast three nights from London. NBC Nightly News, down 470,000 Total Viewers from the prior week, was #1 again. ABC World News and CBS Evening News dropped 150,000 Total Viewers week-to-week. And while NBC and ABC were also down in A25-54 viewers, CBS was flat week-to-week.
Total Viewers: NBC: 8,740,000 / ABC: 7,950,000 / CBS: 5,970,000
25-54 demo: NBC: 2,700,000 / ABC: 2,330,000 / CBS: 1,760,000
After the jump, how the evening newscasts performed for the March sweeps period.
For the March sweep (March 5-April 1, 2009)
NBC – Total Viewers: 8,940,000 / A25-54 2,750,000
ABC – Total Viewers: 7,940,000 / A25-54 2,380,000
CBS – Total Viewers: 6,220,000 / A25-54 1,890,000