December 21, 2007 18:17 ET

KARE 11 Continues Ratings Success With Key Demographic Groups

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - December 21, 2007) - A tradition of ratings success continued for KARE 11 News with the release by Nielsen Media Services of demographic analysis of the recently completed November ratings sweeps.

KARE 11 was the clear winner of the morning and the 10 p.m. news shows. At 6 p.m., KARE tied for the top spot. KARE also made a strong showing at 5 p.m.

"We feel good about these numbers," said John Remes, president and general manager of KARE 11. "They show us that whatever the season and despite network fluctuations, we have a large core audience that will seek us out for their news and information," he added. "Our goal has always been to be that source and that won't change."

November 2007 Nielsen Adults 25-54 results for the Twin Cities Market

          10 P         6P           5P            6A           5A
         Mon-Fri.    Mon-Fri.     Mon-Fri.      Mon-Fri.     Mon-Fri.
         Rtg/Shr     Rtg/Shr.     Rtg/Shr.      Rtg/Shr.     Rtg/Shr.

KARE    7.0 / 20     3.8 / 16     3.5 / 19      2.7 / 31     1.3 / 29
WCCO    6.1 / 18     3.9 / 16     3.7 / 20      1.3 / 15     1.0 / 21
KSTP    3.7 / 11     2.1 /  9     1.7 /  9      1.7 / 20     0.8 / 18
KMSP    1.9 /  6                  1.5 /  8      1.4 / 16     0.4 /  9

Gannett TV stations are: W*USA, Washington, DC; WXIA, Atlanta; WTSP, Tampa-St. Petersburg; KARE, Minneapolis; WKYC, Cleveland; KPNX, Phoenix, KNAZ, Flagstaff and KMOH, Kingman; K*USA, Denver; KXTV, Sacramento; KSDK, St. Louis; WZZM, Grand Rapids, MI; WGRZ, Buffalo, NY; WFMY, Greensboro, NC; WTLV and WJXX, Jacksonville, FL; KTHV, Little Rock; WBIR, Knoxville, TN; WCSH, Portland, ME; WLTX, Columbia, SC; WMAZ, Macon, GA; and WLBZ, Bangor, ME.

In addition to its television operations, Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 100 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation's largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns in excess of 400 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom's second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes more than 300 titles, including 17 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including, one of the most popular news sites on the web.

Contact Information

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    John Remes