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Evening News Ratings: Week of September 16

“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was the most-watched evening newscast last week, but No. 2 “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” is gaining  in the younger demo. For the 8th straight week, “World News” cut its year-to-year gap with “Nightly News” by double-digits in A25-54 viewers.

“World News” was the only broadcast to grow in both total viewers and younger viewers year-over-year: +3% / +8%, respectively. “Nighty News” was up in viewers (+4%) and flat in the demo. Once again, “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” showed the most growth in viewers (+6%) but the biggest drop in younger viewers (-15%) compared to the same week last year.

Numbers for the week of September 16, 2013:

NBC ABC CBS
• Total Viewers: 8,105,000 7,538,000 6,163,000
• A25-54: 2,083,000 1,910,000 1,413,000
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