Chicago Voted, And the Results Are In…WGN-TV Is Chicago’s #1 Station In Prime Time Election Coverage

Chicago Voted, And the Results Are In…WGN-TV Is Chicago’s #1 Station In Prime Time Election Coverage

Last night’s local election coverage on WGN-TV, the only Chicago station to have continuous election coverage starting at 7pm, ranked #1 in the 9-10pm time slot.  WGN News 9-10pm delivered an 8.8 HH rating with a 4.5 Adults 25-54 rating and beat ALL other Chicago stations in the hour in both HH and A25-54 ratings.  From 7-9pm, WGN News ranked #3 in A25-54 behind CSNC Blackhawks game and NBC/The Voice.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

9-10P                           HH                  A25-54

WGN – Election          8.8                   4.5

WLS – Election            3.9                   2.1

WMAQ – Election       3.8                   1.7

WFLD – Election         1.9                   1.2

WBBM – Election        3.3                   1.1

“WGN News worked hard to bring viewers the most comprehensive coverage and the proof is in the ratings,” commented Greg Easterly, President/GM WGN-TV.  “While most stations were airing election coverage from their network studios in New York, WGN stayed true to its brand….Chicago coverage from Chicago’s Very Own.”

Anchors Micah Materre and Mark Suppelsa were joined on the desk by political strategist Chris Robling, Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page, and WGN political analyst Paul Lisnek, who provided in-studio for live analysis throughout the night.

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About WGN-TV:
WGN-TV is Chicago’s CW network affiliate, programming news, sports and entertainment.  Most programming airs in high definition on WGN 9.1.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station, airing on WGN-TV as well as CLTV.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate.  WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to

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