On Wednesday Feb. 10, the “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” had 11.89 million viewers, its biggest audience in more than four years, B&C reports.
The reason: It was the day of a major snow storm on the East Coast..
For the week, the program had an average 11.04 million viewers, far above its norm. Meanwhile the show’s weekend editions pulled even bigger numbers, thanks to the opening weekend of Olympics coverage. “Nightly News” drew 12.36 million viewers on Saturday and 13.92 million on Sunday.