NBC-2.com Tops the Charts for News in Southwest Florida

August 9, 2010

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ — WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that NBC-2.com has become the number one source of news on the internet in Southwest Florida, according to the Media Audit’s newly released March-May 2010 survey of the Fort Myers-Naples Market.

In addition, NBC2 NewsNow has become the second most often viewed cable channel in Southwest Florida.

NBC-2.com leads local websites, followed by all other television and newspaper websites in the region.

    Website           7-day CUME Rating
    NBC-2.com                                           24.1%
    NEWS-PRESS.com                                      23.0
    WINKNEWS.com                                        16.5
    NAPLESNEWS.com                                      16.2
    FOX4NOW.com                                         13.4
    ABC-7.com                                           11.2

Among cable viewers, NBC2 NewsNow is now the second most often watched channel, behind FOX News Channel. NBC2 NewsNow is a 24-hour news and weather channel produced by the staff of NBC2 (WBBH), it is on cable channel 216. It is also available on WBBH digital channel 20-2.

    Channel                Viewed Yesterday
    FOX News Channel                                         31.7%
    NBC2 NewsNow                                             22.8
    ESPN                                                     21.8
    CNN                                                      20.5
    The Weather Channel                                      19.2
    MSNBC                                                    12.9
    CNBC                                                     11.9

“This is a testament to NBC2′s commitment to providing their viewers with the best news and information possible and we are proud to have them as a partner,” said Melissa Hatter, SVP Client Services & Distribution for WorldNow. “We congratulate them on being number one in their market and look forward to their continued success.”

About WorldNow

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