Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News, Get Beijing Bounce

09/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Brian Stelter New York Times

"NBC Nightly News," with the anchor Brian Williams in Beijing, received an Olympics bounce of two million viewers last week.

Bolstered by above-average ratings for NBC during the Games, "Nightly" attracted 9.4 million viewers for the week of August 11, up from an average of 7.35 million viewers for the month of July. ABC's "World News" averaged 6.9 million viewers and the "CBS Evening News" averaged 5.6 million.

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