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NBC Nightly News

By NBC News Digital, LLC

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Stay on top of the day's biggest news stories, anytime, anywhere. Join Brian Williams and the NBC Nightly News team seven days a week for top-notch political coverage, cutting-edge health and science reports, inspiring "Making a Difference" profiles, and all of the most important stories at home and around the world.

- Watch individual segments from the Nightly News broadcast or watch the broadcast in its entirety.
- Watch exclusive online videos.
- Read Brian's blog, The Daily Nightly.
- Post videos and comments on your Facebook page and Twitter accounts.
- Check out slideshows from Brian in the field and The Week in Pictures (iPad only).
- Read top news headlines from
- While watching video clips, read a transcript, see related videos, and check out top news headlines (iPad only).

Get informed and stay informed with Brian Williams and NBC Nightly News on your iPad and iPhone.

What's New in Version 1.2.4

Bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

A professional News Team with an frustrating App

Why is this app garbage? It continually freezes, not kept up to date, does not conform to any schedule, program disabling advertising and censors what it puts on it. You would think for a professional news company who can afford it, they would put out a quality product and not an applications that breeds frustration every time you use it? 1) it can up to five days behind from the last broadcast, and continually two days behind. For a news service, that’s OLD NEWS. 2) It freezes, I mean freezes, the spinning wheel of death somewhere during the broadcast. You have to exit, delete from memory, go back in, start the broadcast the go to the last story you where watching and start it again… 3) The big reason for the freezes is their attempt to put in LONG advertising clips “randomly” between the news stories. Not sure who wrote the program, but I’d live to have his powerful computer as this DOES NOT work on an iPad Air with fast internet connection, or my iPhone 5s or Mini. 4) Sometime, when you do get to watch, there only four stories out of 8 or 9 on the line, what’s that about?


UPDATED REVIEW: I just checked and saw they bought back the full broadcast! Thanks NBC and Brian Williams for making my day and listening to your viewers. Now, maybe I can lose this 10 pounds I've gained over the past two weeks! (Ps: You should use any excuse for a new App Update and announce in the "What's New" section that the "full broadcast is back!")

ORIGINAL REVIEW 4/9/13: I've watched NBC Nightly News for most of my life. Couldn't start dinner until I'd seen what Brian Williams had to say that day! With my iPhone, and this app, I didn't have to be on my TV at exactly 6:30 PM. I could catch the full broadcast anytime I wanted later that evening or the next day. WHAT HAPPENED? PLEASE BRING BACK THE FULL BROADCAST! Are you trying to drive me to CNN full-time? Now, I'm going to start gaining weight again!

NBC Fail

My parents watch the NBC Nightly News local broadcast every night. I do not, as I and many my age get our news from the internet. This should be a major concern for NBC News. However, it is quite telling on how far NBC has fallen that the one thing that could help change this trend and make this American institution relevant to a new generation (namely this iPad app) DOES NOT WORK! It's been broken now for 7 months. My experience is that it will NOT show a whole broadcast; the broadcast is broken into separate videos which the app strings together into a full broadcast, however when it does so the video almost always goes black.

NBC, if you really want to continue to matter to people after the baby boomers are gone, you need to get your act together and fix your app, just like everyone else.

NBC Nightly News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2012
  • Version: 1.2.4
  • Size: 6.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: NBC News Digital, LLC
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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