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 Brian Williams.

January 6, 2015

‘Evening News’ botches Photoshop job for ‘on air’ graphic for Twitter

The “CBS Evening News” has started using a photo to promote its hashtag on Twitter — but it features a rather botched Photoshop job. The CBS News flagship broadcast tweeted out the photo above shortly before 6:30 p.m. eastern time to let users know the broadcast is on the air and encourage them to use the hashtag […]

December 8, 2014

CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ to move studio

CNBC‘s morning show “Squawk Box” is prepping to leave the channel’s Englewood Cliffs, N.J. studios for a new home in downtown Manhattan. The network has rented studio space just a few blocks from the Fox Business Network studios on the Avenue of Americas and will move production of the show there, according to the New […]

November 25, 2014

NBC refreshes ‘Nightly News’ apps

NBC News Digital has unveiled the enhanced “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” app for iOS and Android mobile devices. The refreshed app now features a video centric experience, offering viewers a new way to engage with “Nightly News” content. Optimized for performance and speed, the “Nightly News” app is built with a faster interface […]

November 3, 2014

NBC’s ‘Decision 2014′ election set debuts on ‘Meet the Press’

NBC News‘ “Meet the Press” originated from Studio 3B, normally the home of “NBC Nightly News,” in NBC’s New York City Rockefeller Center studios this Sunday and along with it came a peek at the network’s election coverage set and graphics. The centerpiece of the new look is a rather eye-catching star-shaped anchor desk wrapped in narrow red, […]

October 27, 2014

NBC plugs Williams’ experience in promos

“NBC Nightly News” is touting its anchor’s experience in a series of new promos that have been seeing heavy airtime on the network. The promos feature still photos of Brian Williams reporting from the field in a variety of locations, with subtle “Ken Burns style” movement incorporated into each frame. The spots are narrated by […]

October 16, 2014

‘Nightly’ continues to adjust on air look

“NBC Nightly News” continues to tweak its on air look, including camera angles and graphics, after reworking its set in early September. On Wednesday’s broadcast, the network used a different opening shot, with the camera shooting anchor Brian Williams at a similar angle to its pre-show teases. The shot started wide, as shown above, with […]

September 23, 2014

More tweaks of ‘Nightly’ set surface

We continue to get more views at the tweaks NBC has made to Studio 3B. Earlier today, “NBC Nightly News” tweeted a photo from the taping of an interview with British Prime Minister David Cameron that shows a wide view of the studio: As shown in the photo, anchor Brian Williams is conducting the interview […]

September 3, 2014

‘Nightly News’ reworks set

Returning from the Labor Day holiday meant a bit of a change of scenery for “NBC Nightly News.” The broadcast debuted a revamped set and some graphical tweaks on its Tuesday evening edition. The new set appears to recycle elements from the set installed in 2011 in Studio 3B for the debut of the now […]

August 19, 2014

Venerable NBC announcer dies

Don Pardo, an announcer for NBC who is famously known for his work on “Saturday Night Live,” but who also contributed to NBC News programs, died Aug. 18. Pardo, who began his voiceover career over 75 years ago in 1938, was heard by millions of Americans every Saturday night introducing the cast, guest host and […]

July 15, 2014

Al Roker gets ‘halo’ from WX map

Twitter user @SondoBill noticed that NBC’s Al Roker appeared to get “sainted” on Monday’s “NBC Nightly News” when the sun in a weather map behind Roker gave his head a glowing halo. Roker was making an appearance on “Nightly” to discuss the weather when a graphic showing severe storms across the country featuring a virtual […]