The Robert MacNeil Report
Changing our name is something we know how to do. We began life in October of 1975 as The Robert MacNeil Report.
The MacNeil/Lehrer Report
And in 1975, the program was renamed The MacNeil/Lehrer Report.
The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour
On September 5, 1983, the program was renamed The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour, becoming the nation's first 60-minute evening news program on television. On October 20, 1995, Robert MacNeil retired.
The Newshour with Jim Lehrer
On October 23, 1995, the program was renamed The Newshour with Jim Lehrer.
In 2009, the program was renamed PBS Newshour.