Viewers again make News4JAX dominant #1 source for news

WJXT-TV4 The Local Station Wins in November Ratings


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – WJXT, The Local Station continues to be Jacksonville’s No. 1 source for local news in the Jacksonville television marker for the November 2017 Nielsen ratings period. 

In morning news, News4JAX continued its streak of dominance.  At 4:30 am WJXT is #1, winning against the combined competition by a full rating point.  News4JAX at 5 am is #1 in the time period with a 4.3 household rating beating the combined competition of WTLV, WJXX, WJAX and WFOX. At 5:30 am, News4JAX won with a 6.0 household rating, again winning against all other news competitors combined.  News4JAX at 6 am is #1 in household ratings in the 6-7am time period garnering a 6.8 household rating and a 21 share.

The Morning Show (7-9am), anchored by Jennifer Waugh, Bruce Hamilton and Richard Nunn, is #1 in the time period with a 6.5 household rating and a 18 share beating out all other newscasts including the national broadcasts of NBC’s Today Show on WTLV, CBS This Morning on WJAX and ABC’s Good Morning America on WJXX. This marks the 77th consecutive month WJXT has won the 7 am-9 am time period.  At 9 am, The Morning Show 2 dominated Megyn Kelly TODAY by 2.4 rating points with a 4.3.

The story continues in evening news where News4JAX at 5 pm is again the most watched in the time period with a 5.4 household rating beating Action News on CBS47 (5.3 HH rating) and First Coast News on WTLV12 (2.6 HH rating).  News4JAX at 6pm anchored by Tom Wills, Mary Baer and John Gaughan is again #1 with a 7.0 household rating beating Action News on CBS47 (6.6 rating) and First Coast News (5.6 HH rating).

News4JAX made it a sweep of all dayparts winning the late news time period with The Ten O’Clock News on Channel 4 earning a 4.8 household rating more than doubling the ratings of Action News at 10p on WFOX (1.9 HH rating) and also beating Action News at 11pm on CBS 47 (4.4 HH rating) and First Coast News at 11pm (3.8 HH rating).  

“I cannot say enough about how dedicated the team at News4JAX is to telling the important stories that matter to our community,” said Bob Ellis, WJXT vice president and general manager.  “To be the number one choice for local news month-after-month, year-after-year all day long is incredibly gratifying and motivates us to work harder to serve the people of Jacksonville.  We are fiercely proud to be this community’s one true local station.”