ABC’s ‘World News’ back on top in 25-54s
June 15, 2014
ABC’s “World News with Diane Sawyer” is back on top among viewers 25-54.
The nightly newscast averaged 1.94 million viewers in the demo during the week ended June 8, according to Nielsen, edging out “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” which averaged 1.86 million. “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” was third with 1.39 million.
The nightly news battle among 25-54s has been back and forth between NBC and ABC, with ABC finishing first in six of the past nine weeks.
NBC remained on top among total viewers, albeit barely. The network averaged 7.71 million total viewers for the week, just ahead of ABC’s 7.47 million. CBS was third with 5.94 million.
In other dayparts ratings:
ABC’s “This Week” was the most-watched Sunday morning show on June 8 with 3.07 million tuning in. CBS’s “Face the Nation” was second with 2.54 million and “Fox News Sunday” third at 1.45 million. NBC’s “Meet the Press” was preempted due to the French Open.
In morning shows during the week ended June 8, ABC’s “Good Morning America” averaged 5.42 million viewers, with NBC’s “Today” at 4.59 million and CBS’s “CBS This Morning” at 2.95 million. Among households, “GMA” averaged a 3.9 rating and 15 share, with “Today” at 3.4/13 and CBS’s “This Morning” at 2.2/8.
In late night during the week ended June 8, NBC’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” averaged 3.50 million total viewers, with ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” at 2.76 million and CBS’s “The Late Show with David Letterman” at 2.48 million. In late late night, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged 1.72 million, with NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” at 1.56 million, CBS’s “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” at 1.28 million and NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly” at 0.85 million. Among viewers 18-49, “Tonight” averaged a 1.12 rating, with “Kimmel” at a 0.77, “Late Night” at a 0.59, “Nightline” at a 0.48, “Late Show” at a 0.44, “Last Call” at 0.34 and “Late Late Show” at a 0.28. ABC’s Thursday shows were delayed by NBA overrun, and Friday’s “Late Show,” “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Last Call” were encores.
EVENING NETWORK NEWS RATINGS
|Rtg%||Total viewers (millions)|
|NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams||NBC||1.6||7.705|
|ABC World News with Diane Sawyer||ABC||1.6||7.471|
|CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley||CBS||1.2||5.937|
SUNDAY MORNING SHOW RATINGS
|Rating||Viewers (millions)||Total viewers (millions)|
|Face the Nation||CBS||0.5||0.629||2.541|
|Meet the Press||NBC||–||–||–|
|* “Meet the Press” was preempted due to the French Open.Source: Nielsen|
|Program||Network||People 2+||Adults 18-49|
|Total viewers (millions)||Rtg%|
|Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||3.502||1.12|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live||ABC||2.763||0.77|
|Late Show with David Letterman||CBS||2.482||0.44|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||NBC||1.555||0.59|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||CBS||1.279||0.28|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||0.851||0.34|
|* ABC’s Thursday shows were delayed by NBA overrun, and Friday’s “Late Show,” “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Last Call” were encores.Source: Nielsen|
MORNING SHOW RATINGS
|Rtg%||Shr||Total viewers (millions)|
|Good Morning America||ABC||3.9||15||5.420|
|#||PROGRAMS||Syndicator||HH Rating||Total Viewers (000)|
|1||JUDGE JUDY (AT)||CTD||7.0||9623|
|3||WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CTD||6.1||9573|
|4||BIG BANG-SYN (AT)||WB||5.7||8716|
|5||BIG BANG WKND (AT)||WB||4.8||7532|
|6||FAMILY FEUD (AT)||2/T||4.7||6865|
|7||MODERN FAMILY-MF-SYN (AT)||2/T||4.0||5995|
|8||LAW & ORDER:SVU-WKL (AT)||NBU||3.8||5239|
|9||LAW & ORDER:CI-WKL (AT)||NBU||3.3||4430|
|10||TWO-HALF MEN-SYN (AT)||WB||3.2||4745|
|13||MODERN FAMILY-WK-SYN (AT)||2/T||2.9||4173|
|13||FAMILY GUY-MF-SYN (AT)||2/T||2.9||4412|
|13||FAMILY GUY-WK-SYN (AT)||2/T||2.9||4126|
|16||DR. PHIL SHOW (AT)||CTD||2.8||3739|
|17||INSIDE EDITION (AT)||CTD||2.7||3723|
|17||LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL||DAD||2.7||3617|
|17||WHEEL OF FORTUNE WKND||CTD||2.7||4300|
|20||ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW||WB||2.5||3319|
|21||CRIMINAL MINDS-SYN (AT)||CTD||2.4||3287|
|23||CSI MIAMI-SYN (AT)||CTD||2.1||2931|
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