NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt won its second week in a row in total viewers, while ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir continues to win the younger demo. This was Nightly’s best total viewer delivery in four weeks. It edged ABC by just 26,000 viewers or.3 percent. Show More Summary
Somehow, the United States has managed to solider on without Brian Williams anchoring NBC Nightly News — as has the show itself, which has mostly maintained its viewership with Lester Holt manning the desk. Still, some people at NBC are reportedly hoping to hold onto Williams, who was suspended in... More »
Thirty-six years after leaving California State University, Sacramento as an incomplete, the NBC Nightly News anchor will be back on campus Saturday evening to accept an Honorary Doctorate. He will also give the Commencement addressShow More Summary
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Tonight I was trying to think of a good reason for an otherwise smart, sedate journalist like Lester Holt to spend a half an hour anchoring NBC Nightly News from a helicopter hovering 1,000 feet over the scene of the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train. Show More Summary
It’s another split win in the evenings, as NBC’s Lester Holt gives Nightly News a total viewer win, and David Muir gives ABC’s World News Tonight a win in the A25-54 demo. NBC widened its lead from last week, from a slim.5 percent to a more comfortable 1.3 percent. Still, Nightly News is down -9 percent in viewers and down -14 in the demo. Show More Summary
All of NBC’s bleeding-heart coverage of tattered American race relations – including the racial struggles of Michelle Obama – might sound awfully tinny if they don’t keep black anchorman Lester Holt in the Nightly News anchor chair. In...Show More Summary
ABC’s “World News Tonight” claimed a win in the key news demo of viewers 25-54 for the seventh time in the past eight weeks, as rival “NBC Nightly News” continues to be hosted by Lester Holt during Brian Williams’ suspension....
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NBC Nightly News was last week’s most watched newscast, clocking 7.726 million viewers with Lester Holt anchoring, from Baltimore on Tuesday and Friday nights as parts of that city erupted in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. Holt...Show More Summary
It’s another split win in the evenings, as NBC’s Lester Holt gives Nightly News a total viewer win — its first in 5 weeks — and ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir takes the A25-54 demo. NBC’s lead was a very slim.5 percent, while...Show More Summary
Andie Brokaw Simon narrates the story behind her father's journey into the sport of fly fishing. Special tributes from Lester Holt, Tina Fey, Michael Keaton, Yvon Chouinard, and others.
Peter Alexander, Lester Holt and Rev. Jesse Jackson talk about the situation in Baltimore following Monday night's scenes of chaos.
Plus: How the Obama administration's press restrictions "undermine public trust in government."
Friday's NBC Nightly News stood out for its coverage of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which began on April 24, 1915. Anchor Lester Holt gave a 27-second news brief on the "somber hundredth anniversary being marked around...Show More Summary
It was a split decision for the evening newscasts last week. As David Muir‘s “World News Tonight” won its third week in a row in total viewers, Lester Holt‘s “NBC Nightly News” overtook ABC in the A25-54 demo. But only the “CBS Evening...Show More Summary
"ABC World News Tonight With David Muir' won its third straight week for the first time since September 2008.
ABC’s “World News Tonight with David Muir” wins its second week in a row in both total viewers and the younger demos. ABC led “NBC Nightly News” with Lester Holt by 228,000 total viewers, its biggest overall viewer lead in more than 6 1/2 years – since the week of Sept. Show More Summary
Feidin Santana being interviewed by Lester Holt On April 4, Feidin Santana was on the phone, walking to work in North Charleston, South Carolina, when an event that would soon grip the nation happened just a few feet away from his path. Show More Summary
Lester Holt flew to North Charleston, South Carolina to anchor NBC Nightly News last night, snagging an exclusive interview with the witness who recorded the shooting death of Walter Scott. It was a great “get” for NBC News, coming, as it did, just days after ABC’s World News Tonight had snapped Nightly‘s 288-week total viewer winning streak. Show More Summary