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WFTV dominates June….

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – The June ratings brought more good news to ABC affiliate WFTV-Channel 9, which scored big victories in many time periods.

The 25-54 age group at 6 p.m. weekdays reveal WFTV’s strength. WFTV averaged 34,268 viewers to WESH-Channel 2′s 16,552, WKMG-Channel 6′s 14,135 and WOFL-Channel 35′s 6,424. (The Orlando Sentinel has a content-sharing agreement with WOFL.)

WFTV’s dominance was clear as well in households, another way to measure viewing. At 6 p.m., Read the rest of this entry →

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06 2015

WFTV takes #1, makes gains in May…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WFTV put distance between itself and usual No. 2 WESH-Channel 2 in the four-week period that ended Wednesday. Stations work to win the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. This story focuses on that age group, unless otherwise noted.

WFTV’s dominance was evident across the board and reflected the success of its news coverage and promotion. WFTV was way out in front in early morning, at noon, in early evening and at 11 p.m.

WFTV said it drew 47 percent of the 25-to-54 audience for all newscasts to WESH’s 24 percent, WKMG-Channel 6’s 16 percent and WOFL-Channel 35’s 13 percent. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2015

WFTV wins the Feb 2015 books…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) - February brought very good news to WFTV-Channel 9. The ABC affiliate continued to lead in most news time slots and surpassed Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 at 10 p.m.

NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 had the most-seen prime-time lineup, thanks to the Super Bowl and the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live.”

In news, WESH offered the strongest competition to WFTV in the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. (The figures in this post refer to that group, unless otherwise noted, for the ratings period that ended Wednesday.) Read the rest of this entry →

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02 2015

WFTV wins Janurary 2015…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WFTV were victorious in the January ratings released Thursday. Evidently, a little Salt goes a long way.

In the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers, WFTV was the leader in news time slots, WESH-Channel 2 was often a formidable second, and WOFL-Channel 35 was tops at 10 p.m. (WOFL has a content-sharing agreement with the Sentinel.)

WFTV’s most impressive showing with the 25-to-54 demographic was at 6 p.m., when the station averaged 34,476 viewers to WESH’s 27,342, WKMG’s 9,570 and WOFL’s 8,302. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015

WESH announces new weekend anchor team…

Orlando’s WESH has announced that Adrian Whitsett (right #1) and Summer Knowles (right#2) will be the station’s new weekend evening anchor team. Both Whitsett and Knowles will also serve as station reporters during the week day shifts.

Whitsett comes to WESH from sister Hearst station KETV in Omaha, NE, where he was reporter and fill-in anchor. He served four years of active duty in the Marine Coprs from 1999-2003, serving in Iraq. News Director Kirsten Wolff told the Orlando Sentinel that “Adrian’s experiences as a Marine and as a seasoned journalist give him a unique point of view that will connect with Central Florida’s large military community.” He starts officially January 27th. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015