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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

WKMG helicopter crew finds missing boy…

(from WKMG.com) – Deputies on Monday rescued a missing student who vanished from a Brevard County elementary school after the boy was spotted by Local 6 helicopter Sky 6.

The 10-year-old student, who attends Saturn Elementary School in Cocoa, disappeared around lunch time, Brevard school officials said.

Several deputies and a sheriff’s helicopter were canvassing nearby wooded areas when Sky 6 photojournalist David Sprung located the boy from the air, reporting his location to authorities. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015

WFTV leads the November 2014 books…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WFTV-Channel 9 scored the most victories in the November ratings period, but the competition claimed a few big wins.

In the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers, WESH-Channel 2 surpassed WFTV at 4 p.m. and ran a strong second in other time slots. WOFL-Channel 35 was the leader for the 10 p.m. hour and its “Good Day Orlando” topped nationally syndicated programs at 9 a.m. CBS affiliate WKMG-Channel 6 offered the most-watched prime time overall, although ABC affiliate WFTV reached more 25-to-54 viewers. Read the rest of this entry →

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11 2014

“People” calls WKMG’s Matt Austin sexy….

It is still a slow news week in FL TV, so watch the video below as WKMG’er’s yack it up in the video below. The WKMG crew is talking about how anchor Matt Austin was named as a finalist in People magazine’s “Sexiest Anchors in America.” The honor finally went to Mike Woods of WNYW-TV in NY, NY.

Worth noting, former WFTS’er Bob Kendrick was also a finalist in this list. Kendrick now anchors at WSYX-TV in Columbus, OH.

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11 2014