At least one, usually two, and very rarely all three anchored the program on a given night. At the start of the program, the lead story is covered in depth, followed by a news summary that lasts roughly between six and eight minutes, briefly explaining many of the top national and international news headlines; international stories often include excerpts of reports filed by ITN correspondents.
The program also introduced a new graphics package by Troika Design Group and an original theme music composition by Edd Kalehoffwhich incorporates a reorchestration of the nine-note "Question and Answer" musical signature that has been featured within the program's theme since its premiere in and a musical signature that had been nightly business report video pbs on Nightly Business Report between and Nightly News anchors[ edit ] The following are people who have been the principal news anchors for the NBC television network's flagship weekday evening-news program, titled since as NBC Nightly News, as well as its predecessor programs.
Brinkley provided commentary several times per week in the s. 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.
On February 7,Williams stated in a memo to NBC News staff that he would take himself "off the daily broadcast for the next several days," with Lester Holt substituting for him on the weeknight broadcasts.
After stepping down from the anchor desk on April 2,Chancellor remained on the program as an editorial commentator until his retirement in 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 where it still remains as of  in the viewership wars.
Full episodes are available later, edited without sponsorship, on the NewsHour YouTube channel. Peter Pace interview The program is notable for being shown on public television. 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.
Broadcasts of the NewsHour are also made available worldwide via satellites operated by various agencies such as the Voice of America. The program also introduced a new set and upconverted its existing graphics package to HD.
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 where it still remains as of  in the viewership wars.
Williams claimed to have been reporting in Iraq in when the helicopter he was traveling on was hit by an RPG and he was forced to land. Brokaw's presence slowly attracted viewers, and during the s, Nightly News battled for the viewership lead with World News Tonight. At least one, usually two, and very rarely all three anchored the program on a given night.
The program has a more deliberate pace than the news broadcasts of the commercial networks it competes against, allowing for deeper detail in its story packages and feature segments.
The program formerly included a reflective essay on a regular basis, but these have been curtailed in recent years; since Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill became anchors of the program, these essays have mainly aired as part of the end-of-show segment "Brief, but Spectacular".
On Fridays, the program features political analysis and discussion between two regular contributors, one from each of the Republican and Democratic parties, and one host from among the senior correspondents.
Only a small handful of PBS member stations and regional member networks do not air the NewsHour, a pool of member outlets mainly confined to "secondary" stations that share another market with a "primary" PBS member station.
On December 4,Nightly News was presented with "limited commercial interruptions" through a sponsorship arrangement with Philipsmarking the first time in its year history that the newscast experimented with reduced advertising. On Fridays, the program features political analysis and discussion between two regular contributors, one from each of the Republican and Democratic parties, and one host from among the senior correspondents.
Williams later announced that he would be taking some time off because he had become "too much a part of the news. On June 7,NBC brought Brinkley back to the anchor desk and tried the dual-anchor approach once again.
The show is available to overseas military personnel on the American Forces Network. 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.
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