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“NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams” was the most watched network evening newscast for the week of July 19 –25, 2010, according to Nielsen Media Research data. During the week, "Nightly" saw 7.369 million total viewers, +357,000 more than ABC "World News,’" 7.012 million and +2.361 million more than CBS "Evening News’” 5.008 million. Season-to-date, “Nightly” leads “World News” by +1.042 million total viewers.

Last week, “Nightly” also led in the key demo adults 25-54.  “Nightly” delivered a 1.8 rating A25-54, ahead of “World News’” 1.5 and “Evening News’” 1.2. With 2.209 million A25-54 (000) viewers last week, the newscast beat “World News” by +286,000 viewers. Season-to-date, “Nightly” leads “World News” by +438,000 A25-54 viewers. This is the 87th consecutive week “Nightly” has topped “World News” in this key demo.

As the number one network broadcast last week, “Nightly News” delivered a 4.9/11 Household rating, with “World News” in second place with a 4.8/10, and “Evening News” in third with a 3.5/7.

On its digital platforms, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued its strong performance with more than 4.7 million online streams for the week ending July 24, 2010. This is one of the top ten weeks in overall performance in online video streams for "Nightly News.”

Bob Epstein is the executive producer of "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams." Aurelia Grayson is the senior broadcast producer. For more news and information about "Nightly News," go to .