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World News Tonight
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020
In this pandemic season, ABC's David Muir has emerged as broadcast television's star of the summer.
The "World News Tonight" anchor's nightly summary averaged 8.2 million viewers last week, more than any primetime program on television, the Nielsen company said.
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
The broadcast networks might want to consider promoting David Muir, Lester Holt and Norah O'Donnell, at least in the summer months.
ABC's Muir-hosted "World News Tonight" and NBC's "Nightly News" with Holt both averaged more viewers than any single program in primetime television last...
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020
Mention primetime television stars in other ages, and you'd think of Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Harmon or Jennifer Aniston. Now it's Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson.
Fox News Channel was the most-watched network in primetime television last week, counting both broadcast and cable, the Nielsen...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Public interest in demonstrations following the death of George Floyd boosted news programming — none more so than CNN.
Since Floyd's death on Memorial Day in the custody of Minneapolis police, CNN's primetime audience is up 238 percent over last year, the Nielsen company said. Fox News...
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2020
Tucker Carlson, Joe Scarborough, Chris Cuomo, Bret Baier, Nicolle Wallace and Anderson Cooper have more in common than you think — at least this month.
Each cable news host recorded their most-watched months ever in April, with coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home orders assuring a captive...
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019
David Muir is celebrating his fifth anniversary as “World News Tonight” anchor with something that’s rare in television: a larger audience.
The ABC newscast finished its year-long season last week with an average of 8.6 million viewers a night, the Nielsen company said. It’s the third...
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
The evening news may be one of television’s most overlooked institutions, but the programs are still looked at.
Between them, the newscasts anchored by David Muir, Lester Holt and Jeff Glor were seen by an average of 26.9 million viewers each weeknight last week. If they were seen in...
Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018
ABC’s “World News Tonight” is sealing its rise to the top of the evening news competition with a milestone victory that hits rival NBC where it hurts the most — in the wallet.
ABC has consistently beaten NBC’s “Nightly News” for several months now among all viewers. But last week ABC won...