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ABC 'World News' tops NBC for first time in 288 weeks
ABC 'World News' tops NBC for first time in 288 weeks

ABC's "World News" beat the beleaguered NBC for the first time since 2009 in overall viewers last week. If you are counting, that is a string of 288 straight weeks snapped by the ABC surge. The newscast anchored by David Muir also beat "NBC Nightly News" with Lester Holt in the two key demographics of viewers 25 to 54 and 18 to 49 years of age. It was the first time in more than seven years that ABC's newscast beat NBC in all three key audience measurement categories. And don't think bringing back Brian Williams, the lying anchor, after his six-month suspension ends this summer is going to fix anything for NBC. This shift in the evening...

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