At least one, usually two, and very rarely all three anchored the program on a given night. Chancellor moved between those two cities depending on his partner for the evening. Brinkley provided commentary several times per week in the s.
First aired on August 3,the program is currently the most watched network newscast in the United States, with an average of 9. The program is broadcast live over most NBC stations from 6: Eastern Time seven days a week; a special "Western Edition" of the program occasionally features updated information on news stories covered during the original telecast for Pacific Time Zone viewers.
Its current theme music, " The Mission " which debuted in was composed by John Williams. At least one, usually two, and very rarely all three anchored the program on a given night.
Except for the few nights when one of the men solo anchored, each evening's program included one anchor based in New York City and one in Washington, D. Chancellor moved between those two cities depending on his partner for the evening.
In addition to Brinkley as a holdover from the Huntley-Brinkley Report, McGee had earned praise for his anchoring or co-anchoring of space flights, and Chancellor had also earned praise as McGee's co-anchor for the space missions of Apollo 12 and Apollo Brinkley provided commentary several times per week in the s.
Chancellor became the sole anchor of the program on August 9,with Brinkley providing a three-minute commentary segment, "David Brinkley's Journal," from Washington several times a week.
On June 7,NBC brought Brinkley back to the anchor desk and tried the dual-anchor approach once again.
Despite the various changes, Chancellor was never able to break the grip that Walter Cronkite and the CBS Evening News had on the American news viewer, although Nightly News was sometimes a strong second place in the evening news ratings for most of the s.
After stepping down from the anchor desk on April 2,Chancellor remained on the program as an editorial commentator until his retirement in He was the only network anchor in Berlin when the Berlin Wall fell.
Brokaw's presence slowly attracted viewers, and during the s, Nightly News battled for the viewership lead with World News Tonight. ByNBC Nightly News had solidified its first place standing in the ratingsa spot it would retain solely for ten years.
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The once-dominant CBS Evening News, anchored by Dan Ratherhad lost a substantial portion of the audience it held during the "Walter Cronkite" era and slid to third place in the viewership wars. Brokaw with Vladimir Putin before an interview on June 2, Following the collapse of the second tower, Brokaw said: This is a declaration and an execution of an attack on the United States.
During this last time helming the network's Presidential election coverage, NBC graphic designers created images of a giant electoral map on the ice rink at Rockefeller Plaza, and cherry-pickers tallied the electoral vote count on the facade of the GE Building.
Brokaw's final broadcast took place on December 1,ending 22 years on the Nightly News desk and a year run as the network's chief newsman — a record tenure in NBC's history.
The program held onto the 1 ratings spot among the network evening newscasts from Williams' first day, averaging about 10 million viewers each week until Februarywhen it slipped behind its closest competitor World News with Charles Gibson.NBC Nightly News (titled as NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt for its weeknight broadcasts since June 22, ) is the flagship daily evening television news program for NBC News, the news division of the NBC television network in the United States.
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