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2005-12-29 02:31:35

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - More than a year after he took over the anchor chair and with more than nine months without permanent competition from either rival, "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" closes out the year with a quarterly win among evening newscasts. The NBC newscast registered wins in total viewers and the key adults 25-54 demo last week and in the fourth quarter, Nielsen Media Research said Wednesday. "NBC Nightly News" averaged 9.8 million...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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