Posts Tagged ‘wftv’

Feb 2017 – Orlando ratings…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – The Orlando TV ratings race intensified during February, when the Super Bowl, Oscars and Grammys drove viewing.

Without any of those events, NBC affiliate WESH still managed to win at 11 p.m. with the 25-to-54 age group. That demographic is the main focus because news advertisers value those viewers.

With that group, WFTV was the clear favorite at 5 p.m. and won close races at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. over WESH. But WESH was in front at 4 p.m., WKMG was the dominant leader at noon, and WOFL was tops at 10 p.m. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2017

WFTV’s Todd Ulrich is profiled…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) Todd Ulrich, WFTV’s low-key consumer reporter, has supplied many dramatic moments when confronting business people. In a recent report, a man told Ulrich, “You’re the biggest piece of garbage, and I’m sure that will be edited out.”

It wasn’t. Ulrich said that reaction guaranteed it wouldn’t be.

“How they treat me is pretty much how they treat their customers,” said Ulrich, 58. “I’m not surprised how they’re talking to me because that’s just what the consumer told me last week.”

Ulrich, who will mark 33 years with the ABC affiliate in July, is the longest-serving TV reporter in the Orlando market, edging Claire Metz of WESH-Channel 2 by just two months….Cont….

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01 2017

Eboni Deon to WFTV…

TVSpy.com reports that Eboni Deon will join Orlando’s WFTV/WRDQ, as the station’s new weekend meteorologist. WFTV/WRDQ viewers may recognize her from her short stint at WFTV from 2012-2013.

Deon comes from WISH-TV, in Indianapolis. She joined that station in 2014. She has also worked at Al Jazeera America, The Weather Channel and CNN International.

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11 2016

Orlando – November 2016 Ratings…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) – The Orlando TV ratings for November underscore how competitive the market has become in local news as well as prime time.

Different stations could crow about wins with the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. WFTV-Channel 9 was the clear favorite weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. as well as 5 to 6:30 p.m., according to Nielsen ratings supplied to the Sentinel.

But WKMG-Channel 6 scored wide leads at noon and 11 p.m. in the ratings period that ended Wednesday.

WESH-Channel 2 eked out a victory over WFTV at 4 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

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11 2016

LIVE EVENT: Hurricane Matthew TV Coverage…

10/08/2016 – LIVE has concluded

Click the links below to watching LIVE streaming coverage of Hurricane Matthew. Be safe Florida!

 

West Palm Beach

WPTV/WFLX                WPBF ABC 25               WPEC CBS 12

Orlando

WFTV ABC 9        WESH NBC 2         WKMG CBS 6          WOFL Fox 35

Miami

WSVN Fox 7          WPLG ABC 10          WTVJ NBC 6           WFOR CBS 4

Jacksonville

WJXT Ind 4             WTLV/WJXX              WJAX/WFOX

National

The Weather Channel             Weather Nation

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10 2016