NBC Nightly News

“NBC Nightly News” is the flagship news program for NBC News. It is broadcast from Studio 3B in Rockefeller Center in New York City. The current anchor of the program is Lester Holt, who took over after Brian Williams was reassigned to MSNBC following his suspension.

November 16, 2015

Networks cover Paris attacks with similar color schemes, titles

As American broadcast and cable networks rushed to cover the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, a recurring trend was the use of red along with various combinations of the words “attack,” “terror” and “Paris.”

October 27, 2015

NBC makes up delicious sounding county

For its coverage of the aftermath of flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Patricia, “NBC Nightly News” featured a sound bite of the emergency manager of one Florida county — one the lowered third claimed is named “Scampi County.”

October 1, 2015

Lester Holt shows silly side by inhaling chemical to alter voice

Though we’re not exactly sure why, Lester Holt and some NBC News staffers thought it would be fun to find out what Holt sounds like when he inhales sulfur hexafluoride.

July 14, 2015

‘Nightly’ misspells ‘hundreds’ in Iran graphic

NBC Nightly News” misspelled the word “hundreds” in a fullscreen graphic during its coverage of the Iran nuclear deal.

June 28, 2015

Holt’s name gone from weekend ‘Nightly’ open

Lester Holt is no longer listed as the anchor of the weekend edition of “NBC Nightly News” on the show’s open.

June 22, 2015

‘Nightly’ keeps look as Holt takes helm

Despite a new anchor, the visual look of “NBC Nightly News” remained the same on Lester Holt‘s debut as permanent anchor of NBC News‘ flagship broadcast.

June 22, 2015

NBC updates ‘Nightly’ social profiles

NBC News has begun rolling out logo updates to its social media profiles, including updating the “NBC Nightly News” logo to include Lester Holt‘s name in the profile photo on its Facebook and Twitter page.

June 22, 2015

Lester Holt ‘Nightly’ promo focuses on dependability

NBC News has released its first promo featuring incoming “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt.

June 19, 2015

Savannah Guthrie to be on $10 bill?

On Thursday’s “NBC Nightly News,” substitute anchor Savannah Guthrie mentioned the news that the U.S. Treasury plans to add a woman to the $10 bill — and the broadcast showed a fullscreen animated graphic with a silhouette of a woman that looked an awful lot like it could be Guthrie herself.

June 19, 2015

‘Nightly’ readying Holt promos

NBC News is reportedly prepping a new series of promos featuring Lester Holt that will begin airing next week.