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Nbc News Rides Olympics' Coattails

The huge audience tuning in for the Beijing Olympics has given a boost to NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams , which precedes it in primetime in many markets. After ordinarily running neck-and-neck with (and...

Colbert, Stewart Audiences Smart; Couric's Not So

The overwhelming majority of people who watch cable and broadcast newscasts and topical variety shows are unable to identify the party that now controls Congress, name the current secretary of state, and name Britain's new...

Lauer To Co-host Opening Ceremonies In Beijing

Raising his profile at the network considerably, NBC has named Matt Lauer, cohost of Today , to team up with Bob Costas to co-anchor the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Beijing on Aug....

Lauer To Co-host Opening Ceremonies In Beijing

Raising his profile at the network considerably, NBC has named Matt Lauer, cohost of Today , to team up with Bob Costas to co-anchor the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Beijing on Aug....

Tight Race Continues Among Nightly Newscasts

Among the network nightly newscasts, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams remained in the lead with 7.31 million viewers, once again edging out ABC's World News with Charles Gibson , which captured 7.17 million viewers....

Live From Iran's Presidential Compound: The News

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams interviewed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the Today show Monday, suggesting up front that the telecast may have been as newsworthy as any remarks by the Iranian leader. "We're...

Williams, Gibson, Run Neck-and-neck

ABC and NBC wound up in a virtual tie for first place among the three nightly newscasts. Nielsen gave them an identical 5 rating and 11 share and noted that NBC Nightly News With Brian...

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

Nbc Nightly News Overtakes Abc's World News

NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams remained the most-watched network evening newscast during the second quarter, averaging 8 million viewers each night, according to Nielsen Media Research. It edged out ABC's World News With Charles...

Website Beats Networks To Report Russert's Death

Hours before the death of veteran NBC newsman Tim Russert was announced by any broadcast or cable news network on Friday, word of his passing took the form of changes on Russert's Wikipedia listing, published...

Network Newscasts In Dead Heat

The ABC and NBC newscasts once again ended in a photo finish, with Nielsen giving a slight edge to ABC World News With Charles Gibson which, it said, attracted 7.66 million viewers, while NBC Nightly...

Last-rated Network First With Nightly News

Among the evening newscasts, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams continued to lead with a 5.5 rating and a 12 share representing 8.1 million viewers -- a bigger audience than most of NBC's primetime programs....

Did Anchors Mislead Public On Iraq?

Appearing for the first time together on each of the major networks' morning programs to promote a Stand Up to Cancer telethon in September, Katie Couric, Charles Gibson, and Brian Williams defended themselves against claims...

New York Station Claims Most Viewers In U.s.

WABC-TV, ABC's flagship outlet in New York, boasted Thursday that it now attracts more viewers than any other television station in the country. Despite the fact that Fox won the May sweeps nationally and CBS...

Former Cbs News President: Military Analysts Deceived Public

The former president of CBS News has expressed anger over recent revelations by the New York Times that military analysts hired by the networks to present unbiased observations about the conduct of the war in...

Cbs Up; Cbs News Down

Thanks in large measure to the success of new episodes of its Thursday-night lineup, CBS recaptured the weekly primetime ratings crown last week. But the news wasn't all good. Ratings for the CBS Evening News...

Cnn And Msnbc Beat Fox In Ratings For Pa Primary

Both CNN and MSNBC attracted more viewers in the key 25-54-year-old demographic for their coverage of the Pennsylvania primary results Tuesday night than did the usual cable news leader, Fox News channel, Nielsen Media said...

Couric's Newscast Falls To New Low

While CBS News executives continue to point out that it took Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings a long time to climb to the top of the ratings, the latest Nielsen results show Katie Couric climbing...

Nets Abandon Primary Coverage

The major television networks have no plans to interrupt their regular programming to present reports about results in today's (Tuesday) crucial primary election in Pennsylvania. NBC plans to move Nightly News anchor Brian Williams and...

Couric's Dive Continues

CBS executives who hired Katie Couric in the belief that she might attract younger viewers were likely dismayed by the latest Nielsen ratings, which show that she lost viewers in every demographic group but one...

Williams Apologizes For Interruption Of His Newscast

NBC's decision to broadcast NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams live from the Lorraine Motel in Memphis where Martin Luther King was assassinated 40 years ago became a disaster Friday when the live audio was...

Wounded Correspondents Receive Peabodys

ABC's Bob Woodruff and CBS's Kimberly Dozier, each seriously injured while reporting from Iraq, were among 35 recipients of George Foster Peabody Awards for broadcasting excellence announced Wednesday by the University of Georgia. The two...

News Ratings Rise; Williams Wins

In the nightly news ratings, the "old guy" drew most of the younger viewers and the "young guy" drew most of the older ones last week. With growing interest in the national elections, ratings were...

You Say Nuh-vah-dah, I Say Nuh-vaa-dah

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams acknowledged Wednesday night that he and other reporters on the program have sometimes mispronounced Nevada as "Nuh-VAH-duh, rather than -- as the locals do -- Nuh-VAA-duh -- something that...

Nbc Expands Nightly News -- On The Web

In an effort to make available more produced news material than ordinarily makes the cut for its nightly newscast, NBC News has announced plans to launch a new website Wednesday that will provide longer versions...

Couric's Loss May Be Gibson's Gain

For Katie Couric, the news has not improved -- the news concerning The CBS Evening News, that is. According to Nielsen Research figures reported by the New York Times, her newscast drew one million fewer...

Williams Says He Picked Michael Douglas As New Announcer

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams said Tuesday that it was his idea to replace the program's long-time announcer with Michael Douglas. The previous announcer, Howard Reig, retired two years ago. In an interview with...

Cbs Returns To Top Spot In Ratings

Ratings for CBS's Survivor: China may have been considerably lower than those for past Survivor series but they were strong enough last week to give the network an easy win over its rivals. Daily Variety...

Michael Douglas -- New Announer For Nightly News

With little fanfare except for the one that accompanies his voice, Michael Douglas became the new announcer of NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams Monday night. "A word about the new voice you heard at...

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