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NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News anchor Lester Holt learned while going through customs in North Korea that his request to visit the heavily-fortified border with South Korea had been denied, and he was headed to a ski resort instead. His schedule was not his own, and Holt is only the latest journalist to learn […]

For the third consecutive week, Lester Holt has put “NBC Nightly News” on top in the evening news ratings race. The Los Angeles Times reports the victory came last week as “Nightly News” is taking a narrow 5,000 viewer lead over “ABC World News Tonight With David Muir” among the coveted viewership of 25- to […]

In his first week as the official anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” Lester Holt topped ABC’s “World News Tonight” in total viewers, and among the coveted 25-54 demo that advertisers crave, reports Variety. “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” drew an average of 1,970,000 viewers between the ages of 25 and 54 for the five […]

In his first week as the official anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” Lester Holt topped ABC’s “World News Tonight” in total viewers, and among the coveted 25-54 demo that advertisers crave, reports Variety. “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” drew an average of 1,970,000 viewers between the ages of 25 and 54 for the five […]

More and more it looks like Lester Holt is going to be the permanent host/anchor of “NBC Nightly News.” Originally Holt was supposed to be a sort of stop-gap for six months or until the execs at NBC could figure what to do about Brian Williams who was suspended for false reporting. However, it’s looking […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt’s audience shot up by more than half a million viewers on his second week filling in at NBC’s “Nightly News” for the suspended Brian Williams. Then again, his rivals fared just as well. NBC’s newscast averaged 10.1 million viewers last week, roughly 600,000 more than the week before, the […]

If there’s any silver lining in the shameful Brian Williams lying-exaggeration-misrembering saga, it’s this: Lester Holt. Holt, the 55-year-old newsman who happens to be African-American, is getting his shot on the big stage – the NBC Nightly News anchor desk that Williams has been suspended from – without pay – for six months after revelations […]

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as “Nightly News” anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War. NBC chief executive Steve Burke said Williams’ actions were inexcusable and jeopardized the trust he has built up with […]

It didn’t take long for viewers to give up on Brian Williams. His nightly newscast on NBC was beaten soundly in the ratings by ABC’s “World News Tonight” on Friday, two days after Williams apologized for repeating a false story about being in a helicopter hit by a grenade in Iraq 12 years ago, according […]