– CTV NEWS AT SIX upholds more than a decade of leadership as Manitoba’s most-watched newscast –
– CTV MORNING LIVE is Winnipeg’s top-rated morning program for fifth year in a row –
WINNIPEG (May 6, 2016) – The Numeris Spring 2016 Ratings Report confirms that CTV NEWS AT SIX upholds its position as the most-watched newscast in the province for more than a decade, with more viewers than all of the region’s other supper hour newscasts combined. Co-anchored by Gord Leclerc and Maralee Caruso, the weeknight newscast captured 49.3% of Manitoba’s total viewing audience. Numeris data also reveals that CTV NEWS AT NOON remains the #1 local noon newscast in Manitoba, charting an increase in viewership from 21% to a total of 31% of local viewers since Spring 2015.
In addition to airing the province’s #1 local supper hour and noon newscasts, CTV MORNING LIVE remains Winnipeg’s top-rated local morning show for the fifth year in a row, netting 53% of the morning viewing audience.
“Our journalists deliver the news and information Manitobans need to stay informed on-air and online, 24/7,” said Karen Mitchell, News Director, CTV Winnipeg. “Our commitment to viewers across the province drives our newsgathering efforts, and we are thankful to them for their continued trust and support.”
“I am grateful that our commitment to remain live and local is appreciated by so many viewers every day,” said Jeff Bollenbach, General Manager, TV and Radio, Manitoba, Bell Media. “We’re honoured to remain the #1 choice among Manitobans.”
Source: Numeris, Spring 2006-Spring 2016, Adults 25 -54.
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