Chicago Turns to Tom Skilling and the WGN Weather Team for Blizzard 2011Along with record snowfall in the past 48 hours, WGN-TV delivered record ratings, beating WLS’ News among Adults 25-54 during Feb 1, Blizzard 2011.
WGN-TV aired more hours of local, live news coverage than any other affiliate in Chicago with over 21 hours of news, weather and information:
- WGN = 21.5 hours
- WFLD = 19 hours
- WLS = 17 ¼ hours
- WMAQ = 16 ½ hours
- WBBM = 15 ¾ hours
WGN-TV outranked WLS Tuesday, February 1st in the
- Morning 4:30a-9a: WGN 2.6 vs. WLS 1.9
- Midday: WGN 2.2 vs. WLS 1.9
- Late: WGN/9p 8.2 vs. WLS/10p 8.1
WGN Evening News delivered the highest ratings ever with a 5.1 HH rating on Tuesday, Feb 1 and a 5.2 HH rating on Wednesday, Feb 2. Strongest Adults 25-54 demo ratings as well for WGN Evening with a 2.0 rating on Tuesday and a 3.1 rating on Wednesday. WGN Evening News out delivered early newscasts on WMAQ and WBBM.
WGNtv.com set all-time records in online with over 11 million page views in 2 days.