At a time when you can watch presidential news conferences on your phone and see the latest developments in Iraq pop up in your newsfeed, you’d think the evening news would be moribund, reports Media Life, which added, “The audience has been aging forever, after all. And you can barely turn on a digital device without being assaulted by the latest headlines.
“Who needs to tune into the nightly news to know what’s going on?
“Plenty of people, as it turns out.
“While TV ratings are falling for just about everything else, from primetime TV to awards shows to sports, viewership for the Big Three nightly newscasts is growing.”