SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - CBS NEWS 8/KFMB-TV was San Diego's most watched television news station, dominating first place in every local newscast during November 2014 ratings sweeps, according to data released by the A. C. Nielsen Co.* In all head-to-head time periods, more homes were turned to CBS NEWS 8 than any other station in the San Diego television market.
CBS NEWS 8 at 4:30 a.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 5:00 a.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 6:00 a.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 11:00 a.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 5:00 p.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 6:30 p.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 11:00 p.m. - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 5:00 p.m. Weekend - #1
CBS NEWS 8 at 6:30 p.m. Weekend - -#1
CBS NEWS 8 at 11:00 p.m. Weekend - #1
“We are extremely proud and humbled that so many San Diegans trust us to deliver the news to them every day, said Dean Elwood, News Director, CBS NEWS 8. “Our network, CBS, has a long history of providing the best news coverage nationally. We work diligently to provide that same quality of newsgathering and reporting on a local scale each and every day. It's a true team effort and wouldn't be possible without all of the dedicated journalists in our newsroom and our entire station broadcast, web and marketing teams.”
CBS NEWS 8 demonstrated significant growth in every newscast, up 10%-123% from November 2013, with historic gains in weekday morning and weekend nightly newscasts. CBS network newscasts also dominated this November ratings period locally. CBS THIS MORNING posted record numbers, up 21 percent from one year ago during the weekdays, handily beating NBC's TODAY and ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA; CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY won the network weeknight news race while CBS SUNDAY MORNING obliterated its closest competitor by 164 percent. In addition, KFMB-TV delivered more viewers from sign-on to sign-off, than any other station in the San Diego television market.
About CBS 8/KFMB-TV
CBS 8/KFMB-TV is proud to be the CBS San Diego Network affiliate, America's most-watched television network. Under the ownership of Midwest, Television, Inc., CBS 8 and sister stations, 100.7 JACK FM and The AM 760 KFMB are San Diego's only television/radio broadcast powerhouse, serving the community round-the-clock. This year, CBS 8/KFMB-TV celebrated its milestone 65th anniversary. For decades, the station has revolutionized the San Diego television market with a tradition of firsts in innovation and technology. CBS News 8 is consistently recognized as San Diego's journalistic leader, capturing the industry's most prestigious accolades. To learn more about CBS 8, please visit: www.cbs8.com.
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