NBC Anchor Lester Holt is on a roll.
“NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” was #1 across the board for both the last week of July and the July sweep period, marking the broadcast’s sixth straight total viewer win and fifth demo victory in six weeks.
For the 2015 July sweep period, Nightly drew its biggest total viewer audience in 10 years and best demo average since 2013. This marks Nightly’s 8th consecutive July sweep win among total viewers and 7th demo victory in 8 years.
Week-to-week, Nightly posted the largest gains among the evening newscasts in total viewers (+2%, or +170,000), A25-54 viewers (+5%, or +86,000), and A18-49 viewers (+3%, or +45,000).
Nightly has now won among total viewers for 11 of the last 14 weeks and 299 of the last 306 weeks.
Season-to-date, Nightly is #1 in total viewers, A25-54, and A18-49.