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Lester Holt, NBC win again; ABC rises

Lester Holt, NBC win again; ABC rises

"NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt" has the best ratings news again this week. It won in total viewers last week for the ninth straight week -- or ever since Holt was named permanent anchor. The averages in total viewers, courtesy of Nielsen Media Research: NBC with 8.246 million, "ABC World News Tonight With David Muir" with 7.912 million and the "CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley" with 6.372 million. ABC highlighted that it had grown the most from the comparable week last year. ABC was up 10 percent, NBC grew 2 percent, and CBS was down 3 percent. But NBC has won in viewers for 14 of the last 17 weeks and 302 of the last 309 weeks. In the 25-to-54 age...

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