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via press release:

     The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY added +580,000 viewers and posted the largest percentage gain in adults 25-54 among the network evening news broadcasts for the week ending Friday, July 10, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings.

 

            The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY is up +8% in adults 25-54 (1.3/06 from 1.2/05) – the demographic most important to those who advertise in news – compared to the same week last year. Additionally, the CBS broadcast is up +10% in viewers (6.68m from 6.10m) compared to the same week last year.

 

            Television year-to-date, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY is up +3% in viewers (7.12m from 6.90m) and even in adults 25-54 (1.4/06) compared to last year.

 

            On last week’s broadcasts, Holly Williams and Anthony Mason reported on Greece’s economic turmoil; Omar Villafranca was in South Carolina as the Confederate flag was removed from the state capitol; Elizabeth Palmer provided a rare look from inside war-torn Syria; Margaret Brennan covered the nuclear talks with Iran; Adriana Diaz reported on a spike in murders in Milwaukee; and Dean Reynolds had extensive coverage of the cancer doctor who knowingly over-treated patients.

 

            Steve Capus is the Executive Producer of the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY and Executive Editor of CBS News.

 

            Follow the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY on Twitter, Facebook, Google+Instagram and on cbsnews.com.

 

 

Posted by:TV By The Numbers

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