Via NBC press release:
NEW YORK – November 4, 2008 – According to Nielsen Media Research data, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched network evening newscast, winning the week of October 27 – November 2. During the week, the Williams-led newscast averaged 8.363 million total viewers, +20K more than ABC "World News'" 8.343 million, and a whopping +2.357 million more than CBS "Evening News'" 6.006 million.
Season-to-date, "Nightly" leads ABC by +111K in total viewers, and by +39K in A25-54. In homes, the broadcast tied with ABC with a 5.6/11, beating CBS' 4.1/8.
On its digital platforms, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued its strong performance with more than 3.9 million online streams for the week ending November 1, 2008.