WGN Morning News finished the November sweep #1 with Adults 25-54 at 4am, 5am, 6am, 7am, and 9am, beating its nearest competition by a wide margin from 6am-10am. Each of WGN’s Early Morning Newscasts grew their Adults 25-54 ratings from last year: 4am News: +50%, 5am News: +25%, 6am News: +15%, 7am News: +16%, and 9am News: +31%. WGN was also the only station in the market to grow its Adults 25-54 ratings from last November from 7-9am and 9-10am. WGN Morning News also continues its 11-year reign as the #1 rated news from 6-9am with Adults 25-54.
|M-F 4-5am News||M-F 5-6am News|
|M-F 6-7am News||M-F 7-9am News|
|WGN||WGN 9am News||1.7||51.5||#1|
|WFLD||Good Day Chicago 9A||0.3||8.8||#4|
|WLS||Live W/ Kelly & Ryan||0.6||16.6||#2|
|WMAQ||Today 3rd Hour||0.5||14.6||#3|
Daytime Chicago, the new lifestyle show hosted by Amy Rutledge and Tonya Francisco that premiered on September 13th, finished the November sweep #1 in its time period with Adults 25-54 and grew the time period by +29% from last November.
|WBBM||Price is Right||0.7||20.9||#2|
WGN News at 11am finished the November sweep as the #1 Midday News with Adults 25-54 and grew its rating +10% from last November. WGN was only 1 of 2 stations to grow year-over-year with Midday News.
|M-F Midday Newscasts|
WGN News at 4pm finished #2 in the time period with Adults 25-54, beating WMAQ’s 4pm News by 33%, WFLD’s 4pm News by 300%, and Judge Judy on WBBM by 33%. WGN News at 5pm finished tied for #2 with Adults 25-54, beating WBBM’s 5pm News by 80% and WFLD’s 5pm News by 200%. WGN News at 6pm finished #3, beating WBBM’s 6pm News by 125%.
WGN News at Nine finished the November Sweep as the #1 9pm News with Adults 25-54, beating WFLD’s 9pm News by 183%. WGN News at Ten finished #3 with Adult 25-54, beating WBBM’s 10pm News by 120%.
|M-F Late News|
The following weekend newscasts finished #1 or #2 in their time periods with Adults 25-54. Most newscasts also had strong growth from last November.
|WGN SAT 7A News||0.8||23.6||#2||+ 14%|
|WGN SAT 8A News||1.0||31.2||#2||+ 25%|
|WGN SAT 9A News||0.7||21.3||#2||+ 17%|
|WGN SAT 5P News||0.9||25.8||#1||+ 14%|
|WGN SAT 9P News||1.2||34.9||#1||– 14%|
|WGN SUN 7A News||0.9||26.4||#2||+ 80%|
|WGN SUN 8A News||1.3||38.0||#2||+ 63%|
|WGN SUN 9P News||1.7||50.3||#1||+ 13%|
(Source: Chicago NSI Overnights; Nov 2021 sweep (10/28-11/24); Adults 25-54, Live+SD). YOY% based on ratings
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