May 24, 2012 11:38 ET

KARE 11 #1 in All Key Newscasts

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - This May, the community chose KARE 11 as their source for local news and information. KARE 11 was the most watched news station in the key demographic of Adults 25-54 throughout the day, finishing #1 at 10 p.m., 6 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 a.m.

"Sharing the news our community wants and needs to know is a responsibility we take seriously," said John Remes, KARE 11 president & general manager. "Every day in every newscast we work hard to cover the stories that matter to the community. These numbers show that we are delivering on our promise."

"It was great to see our coverage having an impact on the community," remarked Jane Helmke, KARE 11 news director. "From our stories on kitchen fire safety and tornado preparedness, to our on-location newscasts last week, we were true to our mission of serving the greater good. We are grateful for the interaction and feedback our viewers provide us every day, on every platform."

May 2012 Local News Viewership
Adults 25-54
6-7a (M-F) 1.9/16 1.5/12 1.2/10 1.7/14
5-5:30p (M-F) 1.9/12 1.4/09 1.1/07 0.9/06
6-6:30p (M-F) 2.5/13 1.7/09 1.2/06
10-10:35p (M-F) 5.2/16 3.9/12 2.7/08 2.4/07
10-10:35p (M-Su) 5.3/16 3.8/12 2.7/08 2.4/07

KARE 11 is owned by Gannett Co., Inc.

About Gannett
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people -- and the companies who want to reach them -- with their interests and communities. For more information, visit

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