July 9, 2015

Local TV: Early Evening News Viewership

Year November July May February
2007 26,984 23,390 23,711 28,804
2008 26,267 22,283 23,836 28,629
2009 25,012 20,982 22,541
2010 24,355 21,417 21,992 27,883
2011 23,126 21,622 23,383 26,305
2012 22,330 20,396 21,005 24,347
2013 24,102 20,598 21,282 24,963
2014 24,402 20,260 21,763 26,811

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Note: Numbers represent ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC affiliates. March 2009 ratings are not comparable to the traditional winter sweeps period, February, and are not included here.

Pew Research Center