‘ABC World News With Diane Sawyer’ Delivering Best Total Viewer Start to Season in 4 Years

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“World News” is Delivering Best Overall Viewer Start to a Season in 4 Years


“World News” is Up Versus Same Point Last Season in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54



For the week of October 7, 2013, “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” averaged 7.251 million Total Viewers and a 1.5 rating/6 share/1.812 million in Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research.


“World News” was up on the year-ago week in Total Viewers (7.251 million vs. 7.223 million on w/o 10/8/12).


Season to date, “World News” is up versus the same point last season in both Total Viewers (+1%) and Adults 25-54 (+2%), delivering its best overall viewer start to a season in 4 years – since the 2009-10 season.


For the week, “ABC World News” beat the “CBS Evening News” by 898,000 Total Viewers and 357,000 Adults 25-54.

“ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” airs at 6:30 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network. Michael Corn is the executive producer of the broadcast. Follow Diane Sawyer and the “World News” team online: @DianeSawyer; @ABCWorldNews; facebook.com/DianeSawyer; facebook.com/WorldNews.



EVENING NEWS (Week of October 7, 2013)



ABC WORLD NEWS   7,251,000        1.5/6;1,812,000  1.0/4;1,245,000   5.0/10

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS 8,178,000        1.9/8;2,247,000  1.2/6;1,581,000   5.5/11

CBS EVENING NEWS 6,353,000        1.2/5;1,455,000  0.8/3;957,000     4.2/ 8


Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Live + SD weeks of 9/30/13, 9/23/12 & 10/01/12.  Most Current: 2013-2014 Season (9/23 – 10/13/13) and 2012-2013 Season (9/24 – 10/14/12).  All averages based on regular telecasts. 

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