WFTV Leads Pack in Orlando Ratings

By Andrew Gauthier 

Orlando Sentinel

ABC affiliate WFTV-Ch. 9 is crowing that it’s “Central Florida’s News Leader,” and the ratings for July back up the claim.

The ratings period ended Wednesday, and the results released this morning reveal that WFTV has the edge in the 25-to-54 age group most important to news advertisers. NBC affiliate WESH-Ch. 2 ran second in most other news time slots.

WFTV’s lead was evident at 6 p.m., when it averaged 37,000 viewers in the crucial age group. WESH placed second with 17,500 viewers. More…