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KSWB FOX 5 San Diego Wins November News Ratings


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KSWB-TV (FOX 5), Tribune Broadcasting’s San Diego television station continued to grow its viewership in the recently completed November sweep period.

FOX 5 finished with a first-place local news rank in key demos including Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 in AM News, Daytime News, 10PM News, Sports Final and Weekend News.

“I am extremely thankful for the loyalty of our viewers, and I’m very proud of our team’s relentless dedication to serving the San Diego community, both on-air and online with the most local news in the market” said FOX 5 President/General Manager Scott Heath.

FOX 5 is focused on delivering quality news coverage with context to engage users throughout San Diego, and we are thankful for the continued support of our viewers” said FOX 5 VP/News Director Rich Goldner.

WEEKDAY MORNING NEWS

FOX 5 Morning News is the Most-Watched local morning newscast from 6-7AM (M-F) with total Adults 18+ (17,500). Also, FOX 5 is the #1 news from 6-7AM (M-F) for 15-consecutive Nielsen Rating Books with Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49, delivering a 0.9 RTG & a 0.8 RTG, respectively, in the Nov’18 book.

FOX 5 News is also #1 from 5-6AM (M-F) for 5-consecutive Nielsen Rating Books with Adults 18-49, delivering a 0.4 RTG in the Nov’18 book. In Nov’18, FOX 5 is also ranked #1 with Adults 25-54 (0.5 RTG).

• From 7-9AM (M-F), FOX 5 Morning News ranks #1 with Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 for 12-consecutive Nielsen Rating Books, finishing Nov’18 with a 1.0 RTG with Adults 25-54 and a 0.8 RTG with Adults 18-49. Further, FOX 5 Morning News from 7-9AM grows year-to-year with Adults 25-54 (+43%) & Adults 18-49 (+60%).

FOX 5 Morning News ranks #1 from 9-10AM (M-F) with Adults 25-54 (0.4 RTG) & Adults 18-49 (0.4 RTG) in Nov’18.

DAYTIME NEWS

• In Daytime, FOX 5 News at 1PM (M-F) ranks #1 in the hour in Nov’18 with Adults 25-54 (0.3 RTG) & Adults 35-64 (0.7 RTG). FOX 5 News is also up year-to-year at 1PM with Adults 25-54 (+50%) & Adults 35-64 (+17%).
• In the afternoon, FOX 5 is the #1 news from 4-5PM (M-F) for 3-consecutive November books with Men 25-54, posting a 0.4 RTG in Nov’18.

PRIME/LATE NEWS

• At night, FOX 5 News is the #1 news at 10PM (M-F) for 3-consecutive November books with Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49. In Nov’18, FOX 5 News at 10PM posted a 1.1 RTG with Adults 25-54 & a 0.7 RTG with Adults 18-49.
• Also, from 11-1130PM (M-F), FOX 5 is the #1 ranked newscast with Adults 18-49 (0.4 RTG) in the Nov’18 book and is up +33% year-to-year.
FOX 5 Sports Final ranks #1 in the 10:45-11PM (M-F) time period with Adults 25-54 (0.7 RTG) & Men 25-54 (0.7 RTG) in Nov’18, beating news & network prime on the competition.

WEEKEND NEWS

• On the weekends, FOX 5 News at 10PM is the #1 newscast from 10-11:30PM (Sat-Sun) in Nov’18 with Adults 25-54 (1.0 RTG) and is up +43% year-to-year.