Frequency of watching national news in the U.S. 2013-2016

The graph presents the frequency of national evening network news television consumption among the U.S. population in 2013 and 2016. According to the source,31 percent of all respondents stated they had often watched national evening TV network news in 2013.

How often do you watch national evening network television news?

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% Discount until June 30th
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

July 2016


United States

Survey time period

January 12 to February 8, 2016

Number of respondents

4,654 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The original question posed by the source was: "How often do you watch national evening network television news (such as ABC World News, CBS Evening News, or NBC Nightly News)??"
The date of survey and the number of respondents apply only to the 2016 data. Data regarding 2013 are available in the source, on page 32.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "TV news in the U.S."

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.