| May 5, 2015
| 7:40 AM
"NBC Nightly News" has stopped a four-week losing streak to "ABC World News Tonight" in total viewers.
The NBC newscast, anchored by Lester Holt, beat ABC and anchor David Muir by 39,000 viewers last week. Holt, who is subbing for the suspended Brian...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:58 AM
"ABC World News Tonight With David Muir' won its third straight week for the first time since September 2008.
ABC's newscast averaged 7.9 million for the week of April 13-17, topping "NBC Nightly News," with Lester Holt, which had 7.7 million. "CBS...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:00 AM
"ABC World News Tonight" has won in total viewers for the third week in a row, and that marks the first time in six and a half years that ABC has pulled off that run.
But there was a bit of good news for "NBC Nightly News," which beat ABC in the 25-to-...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:15 AM
Are we seeing a shift in the evening news race?
"ABC World News Tonight" has won in total viewers, the 25-to-54 age group and the 18-to-49 category for a second week in a row. That's the first time the ABC telecast pulled off that feat in -- get this --...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:23 AM
The ratings derby in evening news turns more fascinating.
"NBC Nightly News" and substitute anchor Lester Holt won in total viewers last week, pulling in 8.518 million viewers. "ABC World News Tonight With David Muir" ranked second with 7.957 million....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:03 PM
CBS' "60 Minutes" looks at the polio virus as a treatment for brain cancer in a Scott Pelley report this weekend.
The news magazine followed patients in treatment for 10 months in the first clinical trial at Duke University. Pelley talked to molecular...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:31 AM
The race between the ABC and NBC evening newscasts continues to intensify.
"ABC World News Tonight With David Muir" won both the 25-to-54 and 18-to-49 age groups last week. The 25-to-54 number is most important to news advertisers.
But "NBC Nightly...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:55 AM
In announcing that Bob Schieffer is retiring this summer, CBS News left out his most important contribution: He saved the news division.
Schieffer, who is 78, replaced Dan Rather on the "CBS Evening News" in 2005 and restored luster to that program...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:55 AM
Viewers may be coming around to the fact that Brian Williams is off "NBC Nightly News" and may not be back.
For the first time since Williams was suspended in early February, "NBC Nightly News" finished second in the evening news ratings race for the...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:54 AM
Suddenly, there's money on the table in the world of network news — big money, tens of millions of dollars, waiting to be scooped up, thanks to the implosion of Brian Williams.
As a result, the genre usually defined by the metaphor of dinosaurs...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Brian Williams, how do you misremember a war story involving yourself?
The NBC anchor has astonished fans for carting out an incorrect report from 2003 that embellished his stature when reporting on Iraq. He had said he was in an aircraft hit by fire....