MAY RATINGS SUCCESS FOR WGN-TV – STRONG GROWTH AND WINNING KEY TIMESLOTS

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MORNING NEWS

WGN Morning News finished the May sweep #1 with Adults 25-54 at 4am, 5am, 6am, 7am, and 9am with substantial advantages over the nearest competition in most hours. WGN News at 7am & WGN News at 9am grew their Adults 25-54 rating by +6% and +82% compared to last May. WGN Morning News also continues its 9-year reign as the #1 rated news from 6-9am with Adults 25-54. 

MIDDAY NEWS

WGN News at 11am finished the May sweep as the #1 Midday News with Adults 25-54, beating its nearest competitor by 44%. It also grew its rating +160% compared to last May.

EVENING NEWS

WGN News at 4pm, WGN News at 5pm,and WGN News at 6pm all grew their Adults 25-54 rating by +100%, +71%, and +71% compared to last May. WGN News at 4pm was also the #2 4pm newscast in the market, beating WMAQ’s 4pm news by 11%.

LATE NEWS

WGN News at Nine finished the May Sweep as the #1 9pm News with Adults 25-54, beating WFLD by 110% and growing its rating by +31% from last May. WGN News at Ten grew its rating from last May by +33% and finished #3 with Adult 25-54, beating WBBM by 100%.

(Source: Chicago NSI Overnights; May 2020 sweep (4/23-5/20); Adults 25-54, Live+SD)

WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news and entertainment.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News app.  In-depth local weather is available on all newscasts and the WGN-TV Weather app.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Nexstar Media Group’s classic TV network Antenna TV.  WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s Court TV network affiliate and WGN 9.4 carries TBD, bringing the world of internet video to the TV screen.  WGN-TV is a Nexstar Media Group station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com

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