First aired on August 3,the program is currently the most watched network newscast in the United States, with an average of 9. The program is broadcast live over most NBC stations from 6:
History[ edit ] The idea for a business news program had come from Susan J. Moran developed the program concept and the editorial staff expanded to launch NBR. Paul Kangas was among the first to join, signing on as its stock market commentator.
Kangas always signed off each broadcast using his trademark phrase, "I'm Paul Kangas, wishing all of you the best of good buys! Starting in January 22,NBR launched on public stations around the country.
The first regular commentator on the program was Alan Greenspanthen a private economist, who remained as an NBR commentator until his appointment as Fed chief in A number of public television stations supplemented the program's newsgathering efforts by serving as "bureaus" for the program.
InJim Wicks was named co-anchor, and moved from the flagship station of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto where he was main anchor.
He has since left the television news business and returned to his motion picture career where he got his start.
He works in post-production as a film colorist. Gharib anchors from the heart of New York's financial district, while Kangas remained at the program's production center in Miami.
NBR is also seen internationally through Worldnetthe U. NBR operates three reporting bureaus with full-time staff members as well as bureaus in Denver, Silicon Valley, and Phoenix operated in partnership with the public television stations in those markets.
Over the years, NBR has received numerous awards. Paul Kangas 's last broadcast for Nightly Business Report was on December 31,ending a year run.
Prior to co-anchoring Nightly Business Report, he was host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated financial television program First Business. In JulyTom was named Managing Editor and Co-anchor, a newly combined position with both editorial and managerial responsibility.
The sale was first proposed in February. Schneider's promises proved short-lived. Those changes also didn't last long. In a press release,  NBR Worldwide said the moves were " Gary Ferrell also departed the company at this time. Several additional members of the editorial staff were also fired.
The program also announced the complete closing of its Chicago bureau, leaving it with staff reporters only in New York and Washington, D. As a result, anchor Tom Hudson and many other correspondents were laid off, and the show's Miami studios were shut down as well.
Griffeth is reunited with his former Power Lunch co-anchor, Sue Herera, on this program. Title cards and theme music[ edit ] The themes and bumper music that were used from January 22, to January 1, were composed by Edd Kalehoffalso known for themes on other television series and game shows.
The longest-running theme, also composed by Kalehoff, was used from January 4, to November 15, Along with an update to the graphics and presentation, the theme was updated on November 18, and was used until January 1, A new theme, logo, and set for the show's Miami headquarters debuted on January 4, This theme lasted until April 27, On April 30,a new virtual theme was introduced to the show with new graphics and music.
On March 4,another new set of graphics was introduced, yet the theme music remained the same. On January 4,the graphics were changed again; this time they are modeled after CNBC's current graphics package which itself has been used since October Ratings[ edit ] Ratings continue to change, as the series airs every weeknight on public television's WORLD channel as well as on local public television stations' primary channels.Combines fast-breaking business and economic news, extensive financial market coverage, in-depth analysis, corporate profiles, features, and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
Publisher of Health and Physical Activity books, articles, journals, videos, courses, and webinars. Nightly Business Report, the public TV business news show that has repeatedly shed staff during nearly three tumultuous years under two owners, has been sold again – this time to financial news powerhouse CNBC.
The cable network will produce the weeknightly series exclusively for public TV. About this time last year (and the year before that) I was interviewed by Suzanne Pratt of the Nightly Business Report, a news mainstay for 30 years, on the state of the New York City housing market.
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