GOLDEN VALLEY, MN--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - KARE 11 Television, the NBC affiliate for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, took the top ratings spot in the country for the premiere of NBC's "Revolution" last night at 9 p.m., with a 11.7 Nielsen rating in household demographics.
For the adults 25-54 demographic, the rating for "Revolution" was a 9.4, also the number one position. In fact, last night KARE 11 was the top-rated television station in the Twin Cities and in the country among all network affiliates premiering programs in prime time last night.
Following the premiere of "Revolution," KARE 11 News at 10 was the top rated newscast in key demos, HH 9.2/18, A 25-54 7.1/21, A 18-49 5.3/19, W 25-54 8.3/24.
"It's exciting. Our NBC program premieres have been doing very well. From 'The Voice' to 'Revolution' and 'Go On,' people here in the Twin Cities are enjoying the returning and the new programming from NBC," said John Remes, KARE 11 television president and general manager.
"Our 10 p.m. newscast continues as the leader and is a testament to the commitment of our news team to sharing local, relevant news and information with our audiences."
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