(from News-Press.com) – The most recent Nielsen television ratings for the Southwest Florida market came out over the holidays and it shows … not much movement.
Despite changing news anchors, additional newscasts and all types of breaking local news over the past year, television ratings are famous for rarely moving up or down too quickly.
In head-to-head match-ups, WINK and NBC2 tend to dominate – each claiming some victories. Meanwhile, as Fox4 beefs up its daily news offerings, it has a competitor in upstart 6TV during the 10 p.m. hour.
In the 6 a.m. morning news race, longtime leader NBC2 continues to trounce its competitors.
At noon, WINK wins the hour. Fast-forward to 5 and 5:30 p.m., and WINK is still ahead, but the horse race with NBC2 is tight.
By 6 p.m., NBC2 has managed to inch past WINK for a win, but the numbers are ever so close.…Cont….