FOX31 Denver Continues Ratings Climb in November

FOX31 Denver Continues Ratings Climb in November

DENVER, CO – November 27, 2017 – FOX31 Denver, Tribune Broadcasting’s FOX afliate, posted strong growth in key newscasts during the November rating period, beating KCNC and KMGH with A18-49 and A25-54 weekdays at 6am, 11am, and 5pm with A25-54. FOX31’s 9-10p newscasts also beat KCNC and KMGH’s late newscasts with A25-54.

In the key Adults 25-54 demographic, November ’16 vs November ’17, Mon-Fri ratings for FOX31 News at 6am grew by 3%, FOX31 News at 11am grew by 12%, FOX31 News at 5pm grew by 17% and finished in second place, and FOX31 News at 5:30pm grew 24%.

In the late news race, FOX31 at 9pm was number one between 9-10pm, and in the combined 9/10pm late news race, FOX31 at 9pm was second in the market and FOX31 at 9:30pm was third. This continues a trend for the past eight rating periods.

“Viewers are turning to FOX31 throughout the day for important local information, the market’s most Accurate Pinpoint Weather Forecasts and Problem Solver content,” said Joan Barrett, VP and General Manager of KDVR-TV. “As a growing #2 station in the market, our growth confirms the momentum we’ve been building in the market. And, as the strongest station at 9pm and 9:30pm, we know that viewers are counting on us more each and every day.”

November 2016 through November 2017, the combined ratings for all FOX31 newscasts increased 19%.

“Our continued growth and strong audience numbers confirm that our viewers trust FOX31 to cover the most important news across our community,” said Brian Gregory, News Director of KDVR-TV. “Colorado families rely on FOX31, turn to FOX31 and depend on us to give them the facts they need and the information they trust.”

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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

Source: Denver Nielsen Live+SD Nov ’17 ratings. Reissued 11/27/17 with amended sourcing

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