| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:47 AM
UPDATED: In the August ratings, WFTV-Channel 9 put distance between itself and its rivals during the day and in early evening. WFTV may have benefited from the exit last month of WESH-Channel 2 anchor Martha Sugalski.
In late night, the ratings races...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:43 PM
WESH-Channel 2 anchor Martha Sugalski has left the building. Where she goes next isn't certain, although most speculation points to WFTV-Channel 9 a year from now.
In a memo to the WESH staff Thursday, General Manager Jim Carter said he thought...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:09 AM
If you've missed anchor-reporter Aixa Diaz of WESH-Channel 2, there's good news. You'll be seeing her with regularity on WESH, starting this week, because she's still working for Hearst, which owns WESH.
You may have missed her goodbye, so she sent this...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:29 AM
WFTV-Channel 9 and WESH-Channel 2 split victories in late news for June. But the latest ratings report was mostly good news for WFTV, which surpassed WESH at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. after WESH won very tight races in May in the 25-to-54 age group.
At 6 p.m....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:54 AM
UPDATED: WESH-Channel 2 made the biggest headlines Thursday by announcing that anchor Martha Sugalski had departed.
But WKMG-Channel 6, WOFL-Channel 35 and especially WFTV-Channel 9 could point to ratings victories for July.
| May 22, 2014
| 7:29 AM
WESH-Channel 2 anchor Syan Rhodes has announced her departure for the NBC affiliate in Houston.
She tweeted: "THRILLED to announce I'm going home to Houston, joining @KPRCLocal2 in July as a reporter! A dream come true! Thanks for the memories CFL!"...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Fans of close ratings races can study the May results for photo finishes.
At 6 p.m. weekdays, WESH-Channel 2 beat WFTV-Channel 9 by 28 viewers -- 28 viewers in the 25-to-54 age group that is most important to news advertisers.
When you hear the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Did the Winter Olympics put NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 on a path to stronger ratings?
In February with the Olympics, WESH won late news and tied WFTV-Channel 9 at 6 p.m.
In March without the Olympics, WESH edged WFTV at 5 p.m. and was a strong...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Brett Connolly will replace Syan Rhodes as anchor of the WESH 10 p.m. news on sister station WKCF-Channel 18. He starts in that role today.
Connolly also continues as co-anchor with Martha Sugalski of the 5 p.m. news on WESH-Channel 2, the station...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Local TV ratings suggest that interest in the George Zimmerman trial remains high.
The trial scored its biggest TV audiences Thursday morning (244,200 total viewers) and afternoon (242,200 viewers).
Monday afternoon, when lead detective Chris Serino...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:45 PM
WFTV-Channel 9 was easily the big winner in the November ratings race. In December, WFTV was the main victor, but some contests were mighty tight. WESH-Channel 2 came on strong in the early evening, and WKMG-Channel 6 was right behind WFTV in the 5 a.m....