Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that for the second consecutive sweep month, its owned-and-operated (O&O) television stations in Los Angeles and New York led all other stations in the country with the most watched early and late local newscasts, among Adults 18-34 and 18-49, regardless of language. WXTV Univision 41 in New York is also the most watched station in early local news among Adults 25-54.
Additionally, in primetime, KMEX Univision 34 in Los Angeles and WXTV Univision 41 in New York led all other stations in the country as the No. 1 and No. 2 most watched stations among Adults 18-34, while KMEX was also No. 1 among Adults 18-49.
Univision owned-and-operated stations television stations in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Phoenix and Sacramento finished the April sweep period as the No. 1 stations in their markets, regardless of language, in several dayparts and demographics.
“Our owned-and-operated stations continue to make us proud,” said Kevin Cuddihy, President, Univision Television Group. “The sheer volume of No. 1 performances in key markets around the country shows that the strong programming, including culturally relevant news, continues to be one of our core strengths when going up against the English- and Spanish-language competition. These results reaffirm the Univision Television Group’s position as the top broadcast news group in the country, regardless of language.”