(from WFTS-TV Press release) – When the polls closed in Florida, ABC Action News was the number one source of local political coverage for Adults 25-54 according to the Nielsen LPM Overnights.
ABC Action News won this important night with special coverage at 7:30 p.m. and the 11 p.m. newscast.
More people in other demographics measured by Nielsen turned to ABC Action News, the Associated Press’ 2010 Best Overall News Operation, on Election Day than any other station.
NEWSCAST STATION W25-54 W18-49
ABC Action News at 6:00PM WFTS-ABC 3.0 2.4
Fox 13 News at 6:00PM WTVT-Fox 2.4 2.2
Newschannel 8 at 6:00PM WFLA-NBC 1.2 0.4
Tampa Bays 10 at 6:00PM WTSP-CBS 0.5 0.5
NEWSCAST STATION W25-54 A25-54
ABC Action News at 11:00PM WFTS-ABC 1.5 1.7
Fox 13 News at 11:00PM WTVT-Fox 1.3 1.3
Tampa Bays 10 at 11:00PM WTSP-CBS 1.2 1.3
Newschannel 8 at 11:00PM WFLA-NBC 0.9 1.1