NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams Wins Its 12th Season In A Row

10/25/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

"NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" ended the 2007-08 television season as the most-watched network evening newscast for the 12th year in a row, expanding its lead over ABC's second-place "World News With Charles Gibson," which had come close to matching its viewership the year before.

NBC's newcast averaged 8.52 million viewers, up 1%, the only broadcast to gain audience since last season, according Nielsen Media Research. "World News" drew 8.18 million viewers, down 2%, while "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" followed with 6.16 million, a drop of almost 9%

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