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WGN Morning News finished the February sweep #1 with Adults 25-54 at 4am, 5am, 6am, 7am, and 9am, beating its nearest competition by a wide margin in each hour. WGN Morning News also continues its 11-year reign as the #1 rated news from 6-9am with Adults 25-54.


Daytime Chicago, WGN’s lifestyle show hosted by Tonya Francisco and Amy Rutledge, finished the February sweep #1 in its time period with Adults 25-54 and grew the time period by +4% from last February.


Viewers are taking well to the new anchor team of Dina Bair and Patrick Elwood as the WGN News at 11am finished the February sweep as the #1 Midday News with Adults 25-54, beating its nearest competitor by 32% and growing its viewership +16% from last February.


WGN News at 4pm finished #2 in the time period with Adults 25-54, beating WMAQ’s 4pm News by 44%, WFLD’s 4pm News by 198%, and WBBM’s 4pm News by 205%. WGN News at 5pm also finished #2 with Adults 25-54, beating WMAQ’s 5pm News by 14%, WFLD’s 5pm News by 161%, and WBBM’s 5pm News by 195%. WGN News at 6pm finished #3, beating WBBM’s 6pm News by 133%. WGN News at 4pm also grew its Adults 25-54 viewership by +16% from last February.  


WGN News at Nine finished the February Sweep as the #1 9pm News with Adults 25-54, beating WFLD’s 9pm News by 144%. WGN News at Ten finished #3 with Adults 25-54, beating WBBM’s 10pm News by 151%.


The following weekend newscasts finished the February sweep #1 or #2 in their time periods with Adults 25-54.

WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news and entertainment and is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV; WGN9+ streaming app on RokuAmazon Fire TV, and Apple TV; as well as and the WGN-TV News mobile app.  In-depth local weather coverage is available on all newscasts, and the WGN-TV Weather mobile app.  WGN 9.2 is the Chicago affiliate for Nexstar Media Inc.’s 1950s – 1970s  classic TV network Antenna TV, WGN 9.3 is the Chicago affiliate for Court TV, WGN 9.4 is the Chicago affiliate for Nexstar Media Inc.’s 1980s – 2000s retro TV network Rewind TV, and WGN 9.5 is the Chicago affiliate for TBD.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to