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  • Viewers welcome Lester Holt to 'NBC Nightly News' with a ratings win

    Viewers welcome Lester Holt to 'NBC Nightly News' with a ratings win
    Lester Holt got off to a strong start in his first week as permanent anchor of "NBC Nightly News." Holt's broadcast averaged 8 million viewers for the week of June 22-26, topping "ABC World News Tonight with David Muir" (7.7 million) and "CBS Evening...
  • Evening news: ABC, NBC tout wins

    In the evening news race, ABC, NBC and CBS each trumpeted good news for their programs. For the first time in eight years, "ABC World News Tonight" won the second quarter in total viewers. The David Muir newscast averaged 7.853 million viewers to NBC'...
  • 'CBS Evening News' wins best newscast

    "NBC Nightly News" and "ABC World News Tonight" have more viewers, but the "CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley" has just won the prestigious best newscast award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. The prizes are called the Edward R....
  • ABC, David Muir post big wins

    "ABC World News Tonight With David Muir" won the ratings race last week every which way while Lester Holt was on vacation from "NBC Nightly News." The ABC newscast averaged 7.919 million total viewers to NBC's 7.542 million. The "CBS Evening News With...
  • NBC's Holt ready to take over as 'Nightly' anchor

    New "Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt says he doesn't believe the broadcast needs to take special steps to rebuild trust among viewers following Brian Williams' demotion, even as NBC's first advertisement promoting him lauds his dependability. "If I...
  • Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC

    Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC
    Brian Williams, the popular NBC News anchor who became embroiled in controversy over false statements he made about his reporting, will no longer be the anchor of the network's evening newscast and will be assigned to handling breaking news on cable...
  • NBC, ABC split nightly news wins

    NBC, ABC split nightly news wins
    The evening news race continues to be highly competitive. "NBC Nightly News" had the most viewers last week, but "ABC World News Tonight" brought in the most 25-to-54 viewers, the age group sought by news advertisers. The ABC numbers, however, were...
  • Charleston: Evening anchors go there

    Charleston: Evening anchors go there
    The Charleston church shootings, which left nine dead, have prompted ABC, CBS and NBC to send their evening anchors to South Carolina. Thursday's newscasts will be anchored from Charleston by ABC's David Muir, CBS' Scott Pelley and NBC's Savannah...
  • Brian Williams' departure from 'NBC Nightly News' marks the end of the almighty anchor

    Brian Williams' departure from 'NBC Nightly News' marks the end of the almighty anchor
    Brian Williams' departure from "NBC Nightly News" draws a curtain on an era of almighty evening news anchors. The legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite defined the network anchor in the 1960s and '70s as a trusted, calm paternal figure providing a...
  • 'ABC World News Tonight' overtakes NBC on key measure

    Season to date, "ABC World News Tonight" has surpassed "NBC Nightly News" with the 25-to-54 age group, according to ratings released Tuesday. This is the first time in 19 years that ABC is winning that measure at this point in a TV season. The 25-to-...
  • 4 journalists win Livingston reporting awards

    Livingston Awards honoring outstanding work by journalists under age 35 were given to four reporters this week for their work covering Syria's civil war, mishandled sexual assault complaints and lax training for armed security guards. The $10,000...