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NBC News gets elections boost, Fox News helped by aftermath

The presidential election boosted NBC News — and its aftermath helped Fox News Channel and "60 Minutes."

Although CNN and Fox News were the most-watched networks on election night, NBC topped its broadcast brethren ABC and CBS, a major point of pride for the news divisions. The presidential contest also helped NBC's regularly scheduled newscasts.

For example, the "Today" show on Wednesday had its most-watched single day since the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, as America tuned in to learn more about Donald Trump's election as president, the Nielsen company said. "Today" also beat ABC's "Good Morning...