TOMORROW – Lester Holt to Anchor from Minneapolis for Live Coverage of George Floyd Memorial Service and Special Edition of NBC Nightly News

Primetime Special ‘America In Crisis’ to Air on NBC and NBC News Now at 10pm ET/9pm CT

Plus – Craig Melvin On the Ground in Minneapolis for TODAY 

Tomorrow, June 4, NBC News’ Lester Holt will anchor live from Minneapolis for the memorial service of George Floyd, a special edition of NBC Nightly News, and a primetime special – ‘America in Crisis’ – airing 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT.

  • Starting at 2 p.m. ET, NBC News will broadcast special coverage of Floyd’s memorial service on NBC and NBC News NOW.
  • Holt will anchor a special edition of NBC Nightly News live from Minneapolis at 6:30 pm. ET/5:30 p.m. CT. 
  • At 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT, Holt will be joined by a team of NBC News journalists from across the country for a primetime special, ‘America in Crisis,’ airing on NBC and NBC News NOW. 
  • Craig Melvin will also report on TODAY live from Minneapolis with the latest leading up to the memorial service. 

For all the latest reporting on the George Floyd protests from NBC News and MSNBC’s worldwide team of correspondents, including a live blog with minute-to-minute updates, visit

For more information, contact:

Richard Hudock
NBC News
o: (202) 885-4159


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