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Evening News Ratings

'ABC World News' Beats 'NBC Nightly News' In The Demo

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media

"ABC World News" recently beat "NBC Nightly News" in the key 25-54 year-old demo for the first time in eight months. ABC News won the demo for the...

Evening News Ratings Hit Nine-Year High

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media

People often say that the nightly newscast is a relic of a bygone age, but most shows would kill for the ratings the Big Three shows have been getting...

The Ratings Are In

Posted 11.25.2013 | Media

The evening news ratings for the 2012-2013 are out, and each broadcast network had something to be happy about. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Willi...

ABC, CBS Gaining Ground On Brian Williams

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Evening newscasts on ABC and CBS are both gaining ground on market leader Brian Williams of NBC News, but that's one of the few thin...

ABC's Huge Victory

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Media

ABC News broke another big NBC News streak on Tuesday. Over a year after "Good Morning America" snapped the "Today" ratings streak, the network's f...

Evening Newscasts On The Rise Again

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.17.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — There's new life in broadcast television's evening news shows, in part because of forces such as 24-hour cable news that were once th...

SHOCKER: Evening News Ratings GROW

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

The 2010-2011 season just wrapped up and the results for evening newscasts are good. For the first time in nine years, all three major networks sa...

CBS News Chief Takes Swipe At Katie Couric

Posted 10.03.2011 | Media

CBS News chairman Jeff Fager had some rather unkind words for Katie Couric on Wednesday. Fager was at the Television Critics Association summer pre...

'CBS Evening News' Sinks To Record Lows, 'World News' Only Show To Grow

Posted 05.29.2011 | Media

With the drumbeat of rumors that she is heading for the door, Katie Couric was likely looking for better ratings news than what she got Tuesday. Inste...

ALL-TIME LOW: Evening News Ratings Hit Collective Rock Bottom

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By David Bauder, The Associated Press The NBC, ABC and CBS evening newscasts combined for a dubious record last week: the average of 18.7 million peo...

Evening News Ratings DOWN Across The Board

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

All three network evening news broadcasts saw their ratings decline in the second quarter, the New York Times' Bill Carter notes. Both ABC and CBS sa...

Evening News Ratings: ABC, CBS See Worst Quarters Ever While NBC Thrives

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The "CBS Evening News" and ABC's "World News" have just closed their worst quarter on record. The New York Times' Bill Carter takes a look at the fir...

We Need a Jon Stewart in Every Town

Ed Madison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ed Madison

The Project for Excellence in Journalism reports that Jon Stewart is America's fourth most admired "journalist". Local broadcasters need to take note.

Fox News, "NBC Nightly News" Win Big News Week

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In one of the bigger news weeks this fall, with the the health care debate, the 2009 elections and the breaking news out of Fort Hood, Fox News and "N...

"NBC Nightly News" Easily Wins 2008-2009 Season, Up Year-Over-Year

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While the conventional wisdom says the evening news is dying, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" actually grew year-over-year, easily winning the ...

"NBC Nightly News" Sees Best Ratings In Months

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" delivered its best week since April, averaging 8.379 million total viewers last week. Thursday night's broadca...

"CBS Evening News," "ABC World News" Hit All Time Ratings Lows

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Both the "CBS Evening News" and ABC's "World News" suffered all-time ratings lows last week, the week of June 15, 2009. Both broadcast's anchors &mda...

"NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" On A Ratings Roll

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" handily won the evening news ratings race last week, beating ABC's "World News with Charles Gibson" by over 1.2...

Evening News Ratings Up On Bad Economic News

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Tough economic news and the arrival of the Obama administration have helped bring more viewers to the broadcast evening news shows, a...

Katie Couric Ratings Rise: Best Week Since February 2007

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — After two years of relentlessly bad ratings news, Katie Couric finally has something she can smile about. The "CBS Evening News" anc...

Network Evening Newscasts' Ratings Stall During Election 2008

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If anything could slow the inexorable decline of evening news viewership, it should have been this year's riveting presidential campaign, which produc...

NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams Wins Its 12th Season In A Row

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" ended the 2007-08 television season as the most-watched network evening newscast for the 12th year in a row, ex...

Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News, Get Beijing Bounce

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"NBC Nightly News," with the anchor Brian Williams in Beijing, received an Olympics bounce of two million viewers last week. Bolstered by above-avera...

New Record Low For CBS Evening News

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week, the week of May 19, CBS News set a new record low in ratings, taking in a mere 5.33 million viewers. Its previous record low came the week...

CBS Evening News Ratings Hit New Low

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week, the CBS Evening News marked a new low in the ratings, recording just 5.39 million total viewers for the previous week. This week, the Kati...