After some demo losses and some close calls, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams increased their ratings lead last week over ABC's World News.
Last week, Nightly posted the biggest gain in total viewers year to year (+950,000) and widened its advantage over ABC by +3%. The NBC broadcast also improved its total viewer lead over ABC by +4% versus the current 2Q'13-to-date average.
Season-to-date, Nightly is posting its biggest total viewer audience (9.278 million) since the 2005-06 season and its largest advantage over ABC (+1.106 million) since the 2009-10 season.
Nightly continues to demonstrate the largest total viewer growth this season among the evening newscasts, gaining +586,000 viewers (+7%) versus the same period last season and widening its lead over ABC by +40%.
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