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NBC News Panics over TV Ratings Collapse Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Oct 8, 2014, 10:26 PM

NBC News faces a crisis mode as its TV ratings are dropping.

According to the NY Post, "NBC is holding crisis meetings over the future of “Nightly News With Brian Williams” after rival ABC’s “World News Tonight with David Muir” scored a historic ratings win. For the week of Sept. 29, ABC’s newscast scored an across-the-board win in total viewers — 8.4 million — as well as the golden demos, adults 25 to 54 and adults aged 18 to 49. NBC’s “Nightly News” trailed with 8.2 million viewers."

NBC News President Deborah Turness is quoted as saying that, “NBC News hadn’t kept up with the times in all sorts of ways, for maybe 15 years . . . I think the organization had gone to sleep.”

As reported by the NY Post, "Sources tell us that after the release of the figures Tuesday, “the NBC News morning call was very somber. A meeting was held with the ‘Nightly News’ executive producer to try to motivate the staff. There will be further crisis meetings.” To make matters worse, we’re told that Brian Williams and NBC News president Deborah Turness — whose next mission is to halt the show’s declining ratings — don’t exactly see eye to eye."

NBC News, which is owned by GE (General Electric), continues its TV ratings plunge.

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