While it’s been known for months that this was Sawyer’s last week as World News anchor, it wasn’t until she tweeted earlier Wednesday that it became clear she wasn’t anchoring on Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday’s newscast, she chatted briefly on the set with her successor David Muir and took viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour.
ABC’s Diane Sawyer made ratings history in May when her World News became the first evening news program solely hosted by a female to win a sweep month in the industry’s most coveted demo.
World News With Diane Sawyer eked out a 12,000-viewer lead among viewers advertisers most value — the first such ratings victory since last July
World News With Diane Sawyer eked out a 12,000-viewer lead among viewers advertisers most value — the first such ratings victory since last July.
ABC continues to make inroads in the evening news ratings derby, with World News With Diane Sawyer hitting a three-year demo high in a news-heavy week.
In a cover story in the current issue of Ladies’ Home Journal, the ABC News anchor covers a range of topics in a Q&A with Lee Woodruff, including her future at the network.
ABC’s World News with Diane Sawyer tops its rival among the key adults 25-54 demo for the first time in almost five years, following the rise of Good Morning America.