NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt was on Hoda Kotb’s SiriusXM show Monday and shared that he got his broadcasting start by making the morning announcements at his high school, which leads to Kotb calling him out for being a \"total...Show More Summary
We now at least have an idea of what is in Brian Williams’ future and, by extension, Lester Holt’s. Mr. Williams, according the NBC hierarchy, will be—if you will excuse what has become a cliché--“marginalized” to MSCBC while Mr. Holt will be firmly established in the NBC Television Network anchor [...]
With Lester Holt officially installed as the permanent host of “NBC Nightly News,” the new era for the company’s flagship news program launched on a winning note. The Los Angeles Times reports that the NBC broadcast won the week of....
Lester Holt celebrated his first week as permanent anchor of NBC Nightly News with a weekly ratings win. Holt’s newscast clocked 8.048 million viewers – 326,000 ahead of David Muir’s ABC World News (7.722 million) and 1.44 million ahead of Scott Pelley’s CBS Evening News (6.608M). Show More Summary
In his first week as the official anchor of the newscast, Mr. Holt brought in 8 million viewers compared to 7.7 million for ABC’s “World News Tonight.”
Lester Holt got off to a strong start in his first week as permanent anchor of "NBC Nightly News."
In his first official week as anchor of the NBC Nightly News, Lester Holt was No. 1 in all categories, even building on the audience from the same week last year: up +1 percent in viewers and up +3 in the A25-54 demo. And while HoltShow More Summary
NBC Nightly News devoted two minutes to what was described in a graphic as the “Trump Firestorm.” Nightly News anchor Lester Holt introduced a Katy Tur package by saying “there is new fallout for Donald Trump–it involves this network.” Earlier...Show More Summary
It’s no summer Friday for the network newsers. \"NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt\" will expand to one hour to cover the busy day of breaking news capped by the shooting death of one of two New York prison escapees. Richard Matt was shot and killed this afternoon in Malone, NY about 40 miles from the prison. Show More Summary
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ABC had the most watched evening newscast last week, as NBC announced it was sending Brian Williams to MSNBC to atone for his fabrication, and named Lester Holt permanent Nightly News anchor. ABC bested NBC’s newscast for the week by...Show More Summary
Lester Holt, the new permanent anchor of the “NBC Nightly News,” “said he exchanged a few emails with [Brian] Williams during his suspension, and the two finally had a face-to-face meeting last Thursday,” reports New York magazine. The story reports:...
ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir was the No. 1 evening newscast in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo last week. Muir’s win comes as Lester Holt officially takes the reigns at NBC Nightly News. Savannah Guthrie filled inShow More Summary
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Lester Holt Reflects on His Rise to NBC’s Anchor Chair Ontario man exonerated 45 years after being wrongly convicted of killing his wife Woman accused of streaming live sex...Show More Summary
While Lester Holt shared some inside scoop about his new official role as anchor of NBC Nightly News (and his relationship with former anchor Brian Williams) things continue to heat up in Cannes with a virtual reality series from CBS Interactive and a conversation with Marilyn Manson. Show More Summary
On Monday night Lester Holt made his debut as permanent anchor of NBC Nightly News, and he marked the occasion by talking with just about every news outlet, from the Wall Street Journal to Adweek to People. In his first comments on the scandal that made him the first African... More »
Lester Holt made his debut tonight as just the fourth solo anchor in the 45 years of NBC Nightly News. But his rise to one of the rarest jobs in TV was not in his sights. “There are only threee of these jobs and none of them were open,...Show More Summary
- Lester Holt dropped out of Sacramento State University to take his first job in journalism at an all-news radio station in San Francisco. He roamed the city in a blue Ford Granada equipped with police and fire scanners and a two-way radio.
Lester Holt, who had been sitting in as “Nightly News” anchor since Brian Williams was suspended, on Monday got the job he had all but given up on.
In his first night as the permanent weekday anchor of NBC Nightly News, Lester Holt took time at the conclusion of Monday’s newscast to mention his new job by stating that he’s “honored” to be the “new anchor” and thanked “my friendShow More Summary