Sept.-16-2012

Andrew Lack in talks to return to NBC

Andrew Lack in talks to return to NBC

This Sept. 16, 2012 photo released by NBC shows Lester Holt on the set of “Today” in New York. Holt, NBC’s choice to fill in for suspended anchor Brian Williams as “Nightly News,” has maintained the network’s ratings lead, although the competition has tightened. The understated understudy has worked without a break since Williams took himself off the newscast on Feb. 7 and was suspended for six…

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NBC Nightly News Keeps Ratings Lead With Lester Holt

NBC Nightly News Keeps Ratings Lead With Lester Holt

This Sept. 16, 2012 photo released by NBC shows Lester Holt on the set of “Today” in New York. (Photo: Charles Sykes, AP)

NBC Nightly News retained its ratings lead last week with a substitute anchor despite the turmoil surrounding the news operation and its star newsman, new data from Nielsen show.

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Veteran Holt in unique position at NBC

Veteran Holt in unique position at NBC

This Sept. 16, 2012 photo released by NBC shows Lester Holt on the set of “Today” in New York. Holt, NBC’s choice to fill in for suspended anchor Brian Williams as “Nightly News,” has maintained the network’s ratings lead, although the competition has tightened. The understated understudy has worked without a break since Williams took himself off the newscast on Feb. 7 and was suspended for six…

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