‘NBC Nightly News’ Wins Week of Nov. 27

'NBC Nightly News' Wins Week of Nov. 27 1“NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams” won the ratings race the week in which the anchor and his counterparts spent a lot of effort and money on two days in Amman, Jordan, to cover the Mideast summit about the increasingly volatile situation in Iraq.

Second-place ABC’s “World News With Charles Gibson,” less than 500,000 viewers behind, was the only broadcast network flagship newscast to show growth compared to a year ago.

According to data from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 27, “NBC Nightly News” averaged 9.84 million total viewers, a decrease of 6 percent from a year ago.

ABC’s “World News” averaged 9.38 million total viewers, up 3 percent year-to-year.

“CBS Evening News” averaged 7.69 million total viewers, down 4 percent from a year ago. It was the fourth consecutive week in which “Evening News” drew a smaller audience than a year ago, when Bob Schieffer was anchoring.