For the Second Week in a Row, The 'CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley' is Tied with ABC in Adults 25-54

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October 23rd, 2012

via press release:

FOR THE SECOND WEEK IN A ROW, THE “CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY” IS TIED WITH ABC IN THE KEY NEWS DEMOGRAPHIC OF ADULTS 25-54

 

THE "CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY" IS IN ITS BEST COMPETITIVE POSITION IN ADULTS 25-54 SINCE SEPTEMBER 2006

 

THE "CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY" CLOSED THE VIEWER DEFICIT WITH ABC BY NEARLY 650,000 VIEWERS COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

 

THE “CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY” IS ALSO THE ONLY NETWORK EVENING NEWS BROADCAST TO POST YEAR-TO-YEAR RATINGS GAINS FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCT. 19

 

For the second week in a row, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY tied ABC in the key news demographic of adults 25-54 (1.4/05), according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Oct. 19, 2012.

 

The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY is in its best competitive position in adults 25-54 since the weeks of Sept. 18, 2006 and Sept. 25, 2006.

 

The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY closed the viewer deficit with ABC by nearly 650,000 viewers compared to the same week last year.

 

The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY was also the only network evening news broadcast to post year-to-year ratings gains among both households (4.2/08 from 4.1/08, +2%) and viewers (6.06m from 5.96m, +2%) compared to the same week last year.

 
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