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KXAN continues to widen its lead in Austin’s TV news ratings race, according to new data from Nielsen.

In April, the city’s NBC affiliate ranked No. 1 at 4:30 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Middays, KXAN landed in a virtual tie with ABC affiliate KVUE.

KXAN’s 6 p.m. broadcast was, once again, the most-watched newscast in Central Texas, regardless of time period, drawing over 50,000 households – more viewers than second-place KVUE and third-place KEYE combined.

Other highlights:

ABC’s “Good Morning America” is the top-rated network morning show, followed closely by NBC’s “Today.” “CBS This Morning” is third. “NBC Nightly News” is the frontrunner at 5:30 p.m., outdrawing “ABC World News” and “CBS Evening News.” In primetime, NBC is tops in Austin. ABC and CBS tied for second, followed by Fox, The CW and MyNetworkTV.

April Nielsen ratings

Each ratings point equals 7,456 Central Texas households. The first number is ratings points, the second is share (the percentage of in-use TV sets tuned to a particular channel) and the third is total households.

4:30 a.m.

KXAN: .7 / 7 / 5,219 KTBC: .6 / 6.7 / 4,474 KVUE: .6 / 6.3 / 4,474 KEYE: .3 / 2.8 / 2,237

5 a.m.

KXAN: 1.8 / 14.8 / 13,421 KVUE: 1.3 / 10.5 / 9,693 KTBC: 1 / 8.3 / 7,456 KEYE: .5 / 3.8 / 3,728

6 a.m.

KXAN: 3.2 / 17.4 / 23,859 KVUE: 2.2 / 11.8 / 16,403 KTBC: 1.9 /10.3 / 14,166 KEYE: .6 / 3 / 4,474

7 a.m.

KTBC: 2.2 / 9.8 / 16,403 KNVA: .4 / 1.6 / 2,982

8 a.m.

KTBC: 2 / 8.8 / 14,912

9 a.m.

KTBC: 1.5 / 6.8 / 11,184 KEYE: .5 / 2.3 / 3,728 (‘We Are Austin’)

11 a.m.

KVUE: 2.2 / 9 / 16,403

Noon

KXAN: 2.2 / 8.5 / 16,403 KTBC: .9 / 3.6 / 6,710

12:30 p.m.

KXAN: 1.3 / 5.1 / 9,693 (‘Studio 512’)

5 p.m.

KXAN: 5.4 / 13.4 / 40,262 KVUE: 3.6 / 8.9 / 26,842 KTBC: 2.1 / 5 / 15,658 KEYE: 1.6 / 4 / 11,930

6 p.m.

KXAN: 6.8 / 15 / 50,701 KVUE: 4.3 / 9.6 / 32,061 KEYE: 1.9 / 4.3 / 14,166

9 p.m.

KTBC: 3.1 / 5.3 / 23,114 KNVA: 1 / 1.7 / 7,456

9:45 p.m.

KNVA: .4 / .6 / 2,982 (‘ATX Uncensored(ish)’)

10 p.m.

KXAN: 5.7 / 10.5 / 42,499 KVUE: 4.5 / 8.4 / 33,552 KEYE: 2.9 / 5.3 / 21,622 KTBC: 2.4 / 4.3 / 17,894

 

 

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