| Jun 25, 2015
| 9:09 AM
The June ratings brought more good news to ABC affiliate WFTV-Channel 9, which scored big victories in many time periods.
The TV stations focus on the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers.
The ratings for that age group at...
| May 21, 2015
| 9:23 AM
McDreamy died, but WFTV-Channel 9 flourished.
Bolstered by "Grey's Anatomy," other ABC series and the Bruce Jenner interview, WFTV posted impressive wins in the May ratings period. A little Patrick "McDreamy" Dempsey never hurts, especially in a ratings...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 4:33 PM
WESH-Channel 2 anchor Meredith McDonough returns from maternity leave May 11, the station announced Wednesday.
She gave birth to a son, Thomas Patrick, on Feb. 15. He is the first child for McDonough and her husband, Thomas.
"Being home with the...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 2:18 AM
April ratings brought good news to WFTV-Channel 9, whose newscasts drew the most 25-to-54 viewers at noon, in early evening and at 11 p.m.
But there were tight races between WFTV and WESH-Channel 2 at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the ratings period that ended...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:34 AM
There may be March Madness in college basketball, but there was March familiarity in the ratings for Central Florida TV stations.
WFTV-Channel 9 again claimed victory in most time slots.
WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt cited strong results for...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:10 AM
WESH-Channel 2 will show off its investigative journalism in the special "State of Pain: Prescription Problems."
The program focuses on several Central Florida patients who were denied medicine at pharmacies despite legitimate prescriptions. One patient...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:42 AM
Jimmy Kimmel made fun of WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Martie Salt's name on national television Wednesday, but she is laughing today.
Salt and WFTV were victorious in the January ratings released Thursday. Evidently, a little Salt goes a long way.
In the 25-...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:18 AM
WESH-Channel 2 is adding Summer Knowles as a weekend evening co-anchor. She joins the station Jan. 26.
The station plans to announce her co-anchor soon.
She left CBS-owned WFOR in Miami last month. In a staff email Dec. 22, she wrote that that after 2...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:34 AM
WESH-Channel 2 has revealed the other anchor in its new weekend evening team: Iraq veteran Adrian Whitsett will join the NBC affiliate.
"Adrian's experiences as a Marine and as a seasoned journalist give him a unique point of view that will connect with...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:33 AM
February brought very good news to WFTV-Channel 9. The ABC affiliate continued to lead in most news time slots and surpassed Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 at 10 p.m.
NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 had the most-seen prime-time lineup, thanks to the Super...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Congratulations to WESH-Channel 2 anchor Meredith McDonough, who gave birth to a son early Sunday.
Via Twitter, she announced that Thomas Patrick weighed 8 pounds 14 ounces. "He is healthy and happy! Thank you for all the well wishes!" she tweeted.