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'NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt' Wins Across The Board Again

'NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt' Wins Across The Board Again

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Nightly News ranks #1 across the board season to date the NBC news broadcast increases demo lead over ABC by +22% from same week last season.

"NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt" ranked #1 across the board for the week of January 30, averaging 9.1 million total viewers, leading "ABC World News Tonight" by +72,000 viewers (+1%) and "CBS Evening News" by +1.8 million viewers (+25%). Nightly News has won across the board nine times in the last 11 weeks.

Nightly News continues its dominance in the demo, averaging 2.2 million A25-54 viewers for the week, leading ABC by +238,000 (+12%) and CBS by +650,000 (+41%). Compared to the same week last season, Nightly News posted higher advantages over both ABC (+22%) and CBS (+53%).

Among A18-49, Nightly News averaged 1.6 million viewers, topping ABC by +271,000 (+20%) and CBS by +565,000 (+53%). The NBC News broadcast has ranked #1 in A25-54 and A18-49 for 79 of the last 80 weeks.

Season to date, Nightly News is the #1 evening newscast across the board and leads ABC with its best A25-54 advantage in four years (2012-13). Compared to last season, Nightly News has increased its A25-54 lead over ABC by +22% (+266,000 vs. +218,000).

Weekly Highlights:

  • Nightly News ranked #1 across the board, averaging 9.104 million total viewers, leading "ABC World News Tonight" by +72,000 (+1%) viewers and "CBS Evening News" by +1.8 million viewers (+25%).

  • Nightly News averaged 2.23 million A25-54 viewers, outperforming ABC by +238,000 (+12%) and CBS by +650,000 (+41%).

  • Nightly News averaged 1.624 million A18-49 viewers, topping ABC by +271,000 (+20%) and CBS by +565,000 (+53%).

  • Nightly News has ranked #1 in A25-54 and A18-49 for 79 of the past 80 weeks.

Season Highlights:

  • Nightly News is the #1 evening newscast across the board.

  • Nightly News leads ABC with its best A25-54 advantage in four years (2012-13).

  • Nightly News has increased its A25-54 lead over ABC by +22% from last season (+266,000 vs. +218,000).