NBC Nightly News

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NBC Nightly News
Premiere August 13, 1970
Airs weeknights at 6:30PM
Creator Reuven Frank
Network/Provider NBC
Style 30-minute nightly news
Company NBC News
Status Currently airing
Origin USA
Official Site NBC

NBC Nightly News is a generic name used for the nightly news broadcast on NBC. It may refer to:

  • NBC Nightly News with David Brinkley, John Chancellor, and Frank McGee (weekdays; August 3, 1970-August 2, 1971)
  • NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor (weekdays; August 9, 1971-June 4, 1976 and October 10, 1976-April 2, 1982)
  • NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor and David Brinkley (weekdays; June 7, 1976-October 9, 1979)
  • NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and Roger Mudd (weekdays; April 5, 1982-September 2, 1983)
  • NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw (weekdays; September 5, 1983-December 1, 2004)
  • NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams (weekdays; December 2, 2004-February 6, 2015)
  • NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (weekdays; February 9, 2015-present)


Anchor Duration
David Brinkley 1970-1979
Frank McGee 1970-1971
John Chancellor 1970-1982
Roger Mudd 1982-1983
Tom Brokaw 1982-2004
Brian Williams 2005-2015
Lester Holt 2015-present


External Sites