CBS Evening News Continues Climb up Ratings Mountain

The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley continues to inch its way up in the ratings.

As the first quarter wraps up, Pelley's show added +320,000 viewers and closed the viewership gap with ABC by 710,000 viewers and with NBC by 300,000 viewers compared to last year.

For first quarter 2016, according to Nielsen, the CBS EVENING NEWS was the only network evening news broadcast to post gains in adults 25-54 (+7%, 1.6/06 from 1.5/06) compared to first quarter 2015.

This marks the closest CBS has been to NBC in adults 25-54 in a first quarter in 21 years (since first quarter 1995).