WCVB Wins July Ratings Race in Boston

By Andrew Gauthier 

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Boston Globe

WCVB-TV (Channel 5) captured the most viewers during the July sweeps period, winning every newscast it competes in.

The numbers, which are used to help set advertising rates, were released today by The Nielsen Co. The ratings period began July 1st and ended yesterday.

“We’re in one of the most competitive markets in America and to sweep all the newscasts for the sixth month in a row is a true testament of the hard work from everyone at WCVB,” said Bill Fine, general manager and president of WCVB. More…