In the just-finished 2009-2010 network evening news season, when compared with the 2008-2009 season, the evening newscasts from NBC, ABC and CBS, have lost a combined 739,000 viewers reports TVNewser.com.
Of that number, 338,000 of them were viewers between the ages of 25 to 54, the story says.
"Nightly News with Brian Williams" on NBC, the top-ranked evening newscast for the season, lost the least, with a drop of 138,000 total viewers. CBS’ "CBS Evening News’ lost the most with a loss of 343,000 total viewers. ABC’s "World News," which switched anchors in December, shed the most younger viewers, losing 221,000 of them, the article points out.