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Jan 2016 ratings are close in Orlando…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – In the 25-to-54 age group so dear to news advertisers, WFTV ranked first from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and won a close contest at 11 p.m., even though the station didn’t have a lot of help from ABC, which ranked fourth in prime time.

How close? Only 352 viewers separated WFTV from No. 2 WESH, according to Nielsen ratings supplied to the Sentinel. But WKMG reached the most viewers in all at 11 p.m. with help from CBS.

WFTV was also first in early morning, although the race turned close at 6 a.m. WESH actually reached more viewers by sharing the same news on sister station WKCF.

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01 2016

“Getting Results” is getting results at WKMG…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WKMG which long billed itself as Local 6, now trumpets that it’s Getting Results; and it’s getting results for the Orlando station.

“I think it resonates with people,” General Manager Jeff Hoffman said in a recent interview. “I think it’s easy to understand, and I think it’s very focused.”

When Skip Valet announced he was out as general manager in early June, he said WKMG wasn’t becoming more competitive fast enough. The situation has changed with Hoffman, who came aboard in late June. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2016

Orlando market Dec 2015 ratings…

Check out the ratings numbers for the December 2015 viewing time period in the Orlando market, c/o the OrlandoSentinel.com:

6 a.m. in the 25-to-54 age group: WESH with 19,231 viewers, WFTV with 19,173, WOFL with 8,676, WKMG with 6,602 and WKCF (WESH simulcast) with 1,441.

6 p.m. in the 25-to-54 age group: WFTV with 20,401, WESH with 15,627, WKMG with 12,132 and WOFL with 5,088.

6 p.m. in viewers 2+: WFTV with 152,551, WESH with 72,276, WKMG with 63,071 and WOFL with 17,275. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2016

Pam Giganti departs, Sheli Muniz joins WTVJ…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – WTVJ morning anchor Pam Giganti (left) is retiring from the Miami station at the end of December. Giganti has anchored at WTVJ since June 2001.

The station also announced Sheli Muniz (right) will take over for Giganti as anchor the 4:30 and 11 a.m. shows. Muniz comes from WKMG in Orlando, where she has worked since 2012.

Muniz starts on Wednesday, December 16. Before working at WKMG, she worked at WRDW in Augusta, Ga. WPEC in Palm Beach, Fla., PBS affiliate WUFT and CBS radio station in Gainesville, Fla….Cont….

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12 2015

Orlando Oct 2015 ratings…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) – With the 25-to-54 age group as the main measure, WFTV-Channel 9 continued to win in early morning, at noon and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for the ratings period that ended Wednesday.

The race at 11 p.m. was most intriguing, and WFTV was the winner there with the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. But the late newscasts on WKMG-Channel 6 and WESH-Channel 2 were reaching more total viewers.

Other stations pointed to other victories: WESH said it was first with the 18-to-49 age group at 6 a.m., and WKMG said it was first with 18-to-49 viewers at 6 and 11 p.m….Cont….

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