NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt


NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt provides the very latest on the day’s top stories, going beyond the headlines to uncover how people’s lives are affected by the world around them. The daily broadcast also features recurring segments on issues important to Americans in the areas of finance, medicine and criminal justice, plus inspiring stories of people making a difference in their communities.

Nightly News with Lester Holt was a top-10 most-watched program on television every week in 2021 (L+SD, excluding sports, specials, and syndication). Nightly News with Lester Holt beats CBS Evening News among A25-54 for the 28th consecutive year, among A18-49 for the 33rd straight year, and in total viewers for the 27th straight year.

Source: Nielsen L+SD. 6-minute qualifier, average monthly reach. Based on (1/1/21 -12/31/21).