| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The station bio for WESH-Channel 2 sports anchor Larry Ridley reveals that he “loves politics and, most of all, breakfast foods -- you’ll find him all over Central Florida hanging out at the most popular local eateries.”
But now he&...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:41 PM
WESH-Channel 2 leads Central Florida TV stations in 2014 Emmy nominations for the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
WESH collected eight nominations while WFTV-Channel 9 and News 13 each earned six and WKMG-...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The October ratings story is kind of boring because it's familiar: WFTV-Channel 9 was the big winner. Of course, it's not boring to WFTV, which will happily promote its success. You have been warned.
The ABC affiliate ranked first with the 25-to-54...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Former WESH-Channel 2 anchor John O'Connor has some news for you: If you find yourself unexpectedly winded, having chest pains or feeling numbness in your arm, go to the doctor.
O'Connor, 58, did just that, and boy, is he ever happy he did.
On Nov. 5,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:51 AM
WESH-Channel 2 will offer two debates next week.
The first will be a one-hour debate by the candidates for governor at 7 p.m. Tuesday. WKMG-Channel 6 is also airing that debate.
That event is being staged in Jacksonville and being hosted by CNN and...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The NFL was very good to Central Florida stations in September.
NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 was tops in prime time, behind four NFL games and "America's Got Talent." CBS affiliate WKMG-Channel 6, with Thursday NFL games and "Big Brother," ranked...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.