For the first year after the Sunday broadcast began, Chancellor, Brinkley and McGee rotated on the program as they did on weeknights; there were no separate weekend anchors. After stepping down from the anchor desk on April 2,Chancellor remained on the program as an editorial commentator until his retirement in On January 4,the Huntley-Brinkley Report was expanded to Saturday evenings, with the main anchors working solo on alternating weeks.
On October 10,the newscast debuted an entirely new on-air look with graphics originally optimized for the full presentation, including a new program logo replacing variations of the previous one that had been used since November 8, In addition to Brinkley as a holdover from the Huntley-Brinkley Report, McGee had earned praise for his anchoring or co-anchoring of space flights, and Chancellor had also earned praise as McGee's co-anchor for the space missions of Apollo 12 and Apollo CNBC planned to launch at least eight new series through the Prime block throughout The program held onto the 1 ratings spot among the network evening newscasts from Williams' first day, averaging about 10 million viewers each week until Februarywhen it slipped behind its closest competitor World News with Charles Gibson.
Tom Brokaw — [ edit ] On April 5,Tom Brokawwho had been serving as anchor of Today sincejoined the program and took over co-anchor duties in New York City, while Roger Mudd became anchor in Washington.
On January 24,the network launched a long-anticipated monthly newsmagazine called Business Nationwhich is anchored by award-winning journalist David Faber. Chancellor moved between those two cities depending on his partner for the evening.
Hosted by money manager Jim Cramerthe hour-long show gives stock advice to viewers who call to the program. Brinkley provided commentary several times per week in the s.
On June 7,NBC brought Brinkley back to the anchor desk and tried the dual-anchor approach once again.