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.