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Ratings: WFTV Tops Orlando Stations During Casey Anthony Verdict

The trial of Casey Anthony has been a huge ratings driver for Orlando stations since it began in May and TVs across the market were tuned in on Tuesday afternoon as the verdict in the case was read shortly after 2:15 p.m.

Cox-owned ABC-affiliate WFTV was the clear ratings winner for the jury’s high-profile decision, besting its rivals during the 2 p.m. half-hour when the verdict was read as well as the entire afternoon. Here’s a breakdown…

2 p.m. Half-Hour:

Households
25-54 Demo
WFTV (ABC) 202,000 92,000
WOFL (FOX) 120,200 69,200
WESH (NBC) 75,500 45,200
CF News 13 66,900 43,200
WKMG (CBS) 57,000 27,000

1:00-5:00 p.m.:

Households
25-54 Demo
WFTV (ABC) 139,500 60,900
WOFL (FOX) 97,400 57,300
WESH (NBC) 48,100 27,300
CF News 13 48,600 38,700
WKMG (CBS) 50,500 25,000

[Via Orlando Sentinel]

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