Continued Ratings Growth For KDVR FOX31 Denver In Early, Late And Morning News

Continued Ratings Growth For KDVR FOX31 Denver In Early, Late And Morning News

March 6, 2017 – FOX31, Tribune Broadcasting’s Denver Fox affiliate, saw news ratings grew in almost every newscast during the February rating period, continuing the significant ratings growth FOX31 News saw in November.

“We are very pleased that more Coloradans turned to FOX31 for news in February” said Joan Barrett, VP and General Manager of FOX31.  “Our back-to-back ratings growth from November to February signals a trend, and the credit belongs to our news division”.

February ratings for FOX31 News at 5 pm grew 29% in the key demographic, adults 25-54, and another 43% growth in the ratings at 5:30 pm.

FOX31 News had more success in late news this February, scoring 15% demo growth at 9 pm, 27% growth at 9:30 pm and 43% growth at 10 pm. FOX31 News now holds the #2 position at 9 pm and beats the 10 pm newscasts on KCNC and KMGH in adults 25-54.

The FOX31 Morning News also scored a win in February with a 36% demo increase for the FOX31 News at 6 am.

“I want to commend our news team on the great content and storytelling they deliver every newscast”, said Holly Gauntt, VP of News at FOX31. “There’s a reason we’re showing such incredible growth.  Our product is very good”.

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Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

CONTACT:
Joan Barrett
303.566.8639 / joan.barrett@kdvr.com

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