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ABC News’ World News Tonight with David Muir topped ratings in the first quarter, but the period also showed viewership coming back down to Earth across all of the evening newscasts.
World News Tonight averaged 9.6 million total viewers, a drop of 2% from 9.8 million in the first quarter a year earlier, a period marked by the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and a presidential primary campaign. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt posted 7.97 million, a drop of 8% from 8.7 million. CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell was at 6 million, off 7% from 6.26 million. The numbers are from Nielsen and were released by ABC.
O’Donnell was 38% lower than David Muir.