“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was the most-watched evening newscast last week. But compared to the same week last year, “Nightly” was flat among total viewers and down -2% among younger viewers, while No. 2 “World News with Diane Sawyer” saw year-over-year growth: +5% among total viewers and up +10% in the demo.
“CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” was up in viewers (+6%) but down in the demo (-5%).
With Summer nearly over, overall viewership is up. NBC and ABC had their most-watched weeks since April 15.
CBS was preempted on Monday due to coverage of the U.S. Open.
Numbers for the week of September 9, 2013:
|• Total Viewers:||8,304,000||7,948,000||6,082,000|