Big Ratings Win For NBC Nightly News

By Brian 

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams beat ABC’s World News Tonight by 16 percent last week, “representing the program’s best advantage over ABC since the week of the Brokaw/Williams anchor transition (November 29, 2004),” NBC says.

For the week of Nov. 7, NN attracted “an impressive” 10,172,000 million viewers, while WNT had 8,782,000 and CBS had 8,069,000.

“This also represents Nightly’s best delivery in total viewers since the week of August 29, 2005 (Hurricane Katrina) and excluding that week, the broadcast’s best delivery since the week of February 28, 2005,” NBC adds…