In the late news Monday through Friday*, WMAQ had a 3.6 against WLS’ 3.5 in adults 25-54. For adults 18-49 for the same time period, WMAQ squeezed out two more tenths a of point, beating WLS 2.5 to 2.3.
As they say in sports, a win is a win and no one ever asks how many you won by.
Household numbers Monday through Friday** show a different story, though. WMAQ had a 7.2 while WLS showed up with an 8.6 for May.
*Source: Nielsen Live+SD Ratings 4/23/15-5/20/15
**Source: Nielsen Live+SD Ratings 4/23/15-5/20/15