(edited from WFTS Press Release) – WFTS-TV won the 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. M-F news competition in the highly sought after Adult 25-54 and Women 25-54 demographics for November 2012. November marked the first time WFTS won all three early evening newscasts in A25-54.
WFTS also has the unique distinction of being the only news station in the Bay area to have ratings growth (A25-54) over the past year in every M-F newscast:
- ABC Action News in the morning from 5-7a.m. grew 18% in A25-54 rating.
- ABC Action News at Noon increased 33% over this time last year.
- ABC Action News from 5-6:30 p.m.had year-to-year A25-54 ratings increases in EVERY half hour.
- 5 p.m. was up 70%.
- 5:30 p.m. increased 89%.
- 6 p.m. was up an impressive 111%.
- ABC Action News at 11 p.m. grew by 38%.