SiriusXM Now Carries 'NBC Nightly News'

Brian Williams is about to conquer another medium.

"NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams," which the network says is the most watched evening newscast in the U.S., is now available to SiriusXM subscribers.

SiriusXM airs the "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" audiocast via satellite on SiriusXM TODAY Show Radio channel 108 at 7:00 pm ET.  

NBC News kicked off this week by announcing that Brian Williams, who has sat in the anchor chair for 10 years, is renewing his contract. Williams’ broadcast is averaging slightly more than 9 million viewers this TV season, which NBC notes is its biggest audience for the start of a season in nine years.

The week of December 15-19 also marked "NBC Nightly News' 275th consecutive week at No. 1 in overall audience, with its biggest total viewer advantage in fourth months over ABC.

Alexandra Wallace, senior vice president of NBC News, called SiriusXM a "terrific partner" for the network's flagship news program, adding NBC "welcomed new SiriusXM listeners."

Calling Williams "a trusted staple for millions of Americans, Dave Gorab, vice president and GM of talk programming, SiriusXM, lauded his "personable style and commitment to breaking down today's complex stories."

NBCUniversal News Group and SiriusXM also broadcast dedicated channels, including CNBC, a global leader in financial news (Channel 112), and MSNBC, where listeners can find in-depth analysis of daily headlines and informed perspectives on the political news of the day (Channel 117).

SiriusXM has 26.7 million subscribers.

1 comment about "SiriusXM Now Carries 'NBC Nightly News'".
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  1. Allan Caplan from Caplan Consulting, December 26, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.

    That's great, Brian Williams is the best. Good move Sirius/XM.

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