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ABC World News with Diane Sawyer up to 7.29 million Total Viewers for Week of August 8th

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (Lila Diane Sawyer) up to 7.29 million Total Viewers and and a 1.5 rating/6 share/1.92 million among Adults 25-54 for Week of August 8th , 2011.  Before Lila Diane Sawyer had been co-anchor of ABC News’s morning news program, Good Morning America (GMA).

On Friday (8/12/11), “ABC World News” was the No. 1 evening newscast.  The ABC newscast outdrew “NBC Nightly News” by 690,000 Total Viewers (7.257 million vs. 6.567 million). In addition, “ABC World News” narrowed the margins with “NBC Nightly News” compared to the year-ago week in both overall viewers (-40% – 443,000 vs. 733,000) and in the key adults news demo (-36% – 315,000 vs. 491,000).

In 2007 Diane Sawyer ranked 62nd on “Forbes Magazine’s List of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women”. In 2001 Diane Sawyer was named one of the thirty most-powerful women in America by the Ladies’ Home Journal.

Jessica Todd Swift
Jessica Todd Swift is the deputy managing editor of the CEOWORLD magazine. She is a veteran business and tech blogger, journalist, and analyst. Jessica is responsible for overseeing newsroom assignments and publishing and providing support to the editor in chief.