This TV News Show Gets More Viewers Than the Academy Awards, and It Does It Every Night

Jornal Nacional is the flagship program of Brazil's Globo TV

William Bonner and Renata Vasconcellos host Globo's nightly newscast. Bonner has co-anchored the program since 1996. Globo TV

RIO DE JANEIRO—There aren’t many TV shows that command half of the available audience. But Globo TV’s national newscast, Jornal Nacional, can draw that level of viewership on any given night, which it did the night of Aug. 21 when we toured the new studio and newsroom of the 48-year-old program.

@ChrisAriens Chris Ariens is the managing editor and director of video at Adweek.