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2013-11-27 16:25:02

Local 4 is #1 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and Late News DETROIT, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With one day left to go in the November 2013 Nielsen rating period, WDIV-TV Local 4 is on the brink of scoring first place finishes in key newscasts, afternoons, access and late night programming. Further, NBC/WDIV prime programming is tied for 1(st) place and 6 a.m. morning news has grown significantly year-to-year, while the competition has seen marked share declines. WDIV-TV Local 4's 1(st) place...

2013-07-11 16:24:15

Cassimy to team up with Rhonda Walker as co-anchor of Local 4 News Today DETROIT, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 today announced that Evrod Cassimy will join the newly named morning newscast, Local 4 News Today, beginning Aug. 12. Cassimy will co-anchor 4:30 a.m. - 7 a.m. weekdays alongside current anchor Rhonda Walker. Cassimy is currently the morning anchor and reporter for CBS4 News in Denver. There, he has covered several big stories including the Aurora movie...

2013-03-19 16:25:58

DETROIT, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 is proud to be honored for broadcasting excellence in the categories of Newscast, Weathercast and Community Involvement by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB). Local 4 News won the MAB Market 1 awards, for Best Newscast for Local 4 News at 5's day of triple team coverage when 19 year old Tucker Cipriano allegedly murdered his father in Farmington Hills. Local 4 Director of Meteorology, Chuck Gaidica took top honors for his...

2012-11-21 16:21:27

DETROIT, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 News is the top-rated newscast at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. with one day left to go in the November 2012 Nielsen ratings period in the Detroit television market. In addition, WDIV-TV is #1 from Sign On to Sign Off in M-F ratings with a 5.1 household rating and a 12 share with a growth of 31% in ratings and 33% in share over November 2011, beating WXYZ (4.8 HH RTG/11 SHR), WJBK (4.6 HH RTG/11 SHR) and WWJ (2.3 HH RTG/5 SHR)....

2012-07-25 14:21:45

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a career that has spanned more than four decades in broadcasting, Diana Lewis announced today that she will retire from WXYZ-TV, Channel 7. Lewis, one of the most recognized and respected faces on Detroit television, has been an anchor on 7 Action News for more than 35 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CL13539LOGO ) "The impact Diana Lewis has had upon television and Detroit is immeasurable," said Ed...

2012-06-15 10:22:36

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to television ratings from Nielsen Media Research in the May 2012 sweeps period, WXYZ's 7 Action News This Morning is Detroit's fastest growing morning newscast in all major demographics. 7 Action News This Morning from 4:30 - 7:00 a.m. weekdays on Channel 7 led the way with a 40% growth in Women 18-49, a 2% growth in Women 25-54, a 26% growth in Adults 18-49, and an 8% growth in Adults 25-54. At the same...

2012-05-24 14:22:02

DETROIT, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 News finished #1 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. in the May 2012 Nielsen ratings period in the Detroit television market. Local 4 News at 5 p.m. is #1 in the time period with a 5.5 household rating and a 13 share, beating both WXYZ (5.0 HH RTG/12 SHR) and WJBK (5.2 HH RTG/12 SHR). Local 4 News at 6 p.m. is #1 in household ratings in the 6-6:30 p.m. time period garnering a 7.1 household rating and a 16 share (compared to WXYZ 5.6...

2012-04-09 14:20:40

SOUTHFIELD Mich., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a great time to be a Lions fan! WXYZ-TV and the Detroit Lions are proud to announce a new four year partnership that will bring the excitement of Lions football to fans in Detroit and around the country, through various platforms including, on-air, on-line and mobile, beginning with the 2012 season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CL13539LOGO ) "We are thrilled to be able to continue the amazing partnership we began...

2012-03-01 17:38:00

DETROIT, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 is the #1 station, winning the February 2012 Nielsen ratings period in the Detroit television market from sign on to sign off with a 4.4 household rating and 10 share (Mondays to Sundays). In addition, Local 4 News is #1 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., and NBC's The Voice is #1 in primetime. Local 4 News at 5 p.m. is #1 in the time period with a 6.7 household rating and a 14 share, a growth of 18% in ratings and 17% in share over...

2011-11-23 15:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 News is #1 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. with one day remaining in the November 2011 Nielsen ratings period in the Detroit television market. Local 4 News at 5 p.m. is #1 in the time period with a 5.7 household rating to beat both WXYZ (5.6 HH RTG) and WJBK (5.6 HH RTG). Local 4 News at 6 p.m. is #1 in household ratings in the 6-6:30 p.m. time period garnering a 7.7 household rating and a 15 share (compared to WXYZ 6.3 RTG,...