Based in Los Angeles, Lewis now regularly reports on the revolution in information technology. In 1993, he did a Nightly News series titled Almost 2001, which marked the beginning of interactive electronic exchanges between television networks and their viewers. Those watching the reports were urged to send e-mails, some of which were read on the air. It was an early use of the word "dot-com" on a news program. He retired from NBC News on January 25, 2012.