by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
February 27, 2007
After the first three weeks of February sweeps, 6ABC with Jim Gardner is winning the 11 p.m. weeknight news race with a 10 rating/18 share.
CBS3 with Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane is in second place with an 8 rating/15 share. NBC10 with Tim Lake and Renee Chenault-Fattah is in third place with a 7 rating/13 share.
It's important to note that 6ABC increases from its 8 rating at 10:45 p.m. CBS3 goes down from its 9 rating at 10:45 p.m., and NBC10 goes down from its 8 rating at 10:45 p.m.
With a boost from “American Idol,” “The Ten O'clock News” with Dave Huddleston and Dawn Stensland on Fox29 had a 7 rating/11 share and the outsourced NBC10 news on myPHL17 with Vince DeMentri and Denise Nakano had a 2 rating/3 share, tying it with “Dr. Phil” on CW57.
In other local news battles, at 6 p.m., 6ABC with Jim Gardner leads with a 12 rating/22 share. CBS3 with Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane is second with a 5 rating/9 share and NBC10 with Tim Lake is third with a 4 rating/8 share.
At 5 p.m., 6ABC with Rick Williams and Monica Malpass leads with an 11 rating/21 share, “Dr. Phil” on CBS3 is second with a 6 rating/11 share and NBC10 with Vince DeMentri is third with a 3 rating/6 share. The new 5 p.m. news on Fox29 with Kerri Lee Halkett came in fourth with a 2 rating/4 share.
At 4 p.m., “Oprah” on 6ABC leads with an 8 rating/18 share. The news on CBS3 with Marc Howard and Angela Russell is second with a 5 rating/10 share. “Judge Judy” on Fox29 is in third place with a 3 rating/8 share. “All That and More” with Tracy Davidson on NBC10 news is in fourth with a 2 rating/4 share.
At noon, 6ABC with Rick Williams and Sarah Bloomquist leads with a 7 rating/22 share. The CBS3 news with Ukee Washington and Pat Ciarrocchi is in second with a 5 rating/14 share. “Maury Povich” on myPHL17 is in third with a 2 rating/7 share. “The People's Court” on CW57 is in fourth place with a 2 rating/4 share. “Divorce Court” on Fox29 is in fifth place with a 1 rating/3 share. “iVillage Live” on NBC10 is in sixth place with a 1 rating/2 share.
At 11 a.m., “The View” on 6ABC leads with a 4 rating/15 share. “The Price is Right” on CBS3 is second with a 3 rating/11 share, “Jerry Springer” on myPHL17 is in third with a 2 rating/7 share, “Martha” on NBC10 is fourth with a 1 rating/4 share, and “The First News” on Fox29 with George Mallet and Sharon Crowley is fifth with a 1 rating/3 share.
At 10 a.m., “Rachael Ray” on 6ABC leads with a 4 rating/15 share. “Maury Povich” on myPHL17 is second with a 2 rating/7 share. “Guiding Light” on CBS3 is third with a 2 rating/6 share. “10” on NBC10 and “Judge Mathis” on CW57 are tied for fourth with a 1 rating/4 share.
At 9 a.m., “Regis & Kelly” on 6ABC leads with a 5 rating/17 share. “The Today Show” is second with a 3 rating/9 share. “The Jerry Springer Show” on myPHL17 is in third with a 2 rating/6 share. “Entertainment Tonight/The Insider” on CBS3 and “The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet” on Fox29 with are tied for fourth with a 1 rating/2 share.
From 7-9, “Good Morning America” on 6ABC leads with a 7 rating/20 share. “The Today Show” on NBC10 is in second with a 4 rating/13 share. “Good Day Philadelphia” on Fox29 with Sheinelle Jones and Clayton Morris is in third with a 3 rating/8 share. “The Early Show” on CBS is in fourth with a 2 rating/6 share. “The WakeUp News” with Natasha Brown on CW57 is in fifth with a 1 rating/3 share.
From 6-7 a.m., 6ABC with Matt O'Donnell and Tamala Edwards is first with a 7 rating/23 share. NBC10 news with Terry Ruggles and Lori Delgado is second with a 4 rating/12 share, and CBS3 news with Susan Barnett and Ukee Washington is third with a 3 rating/10 share. Fox29 news with Sheinelle Jones and Clayton Morris is fourth with a 2 rating/8 share. The CW57 “WakeUp News” is fifth with a 1 rating/3 share.
Numbers are rounded to the nearest number. Each rating point equals around 29,000 households. Sweeps ends Wednesday.
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