December 6, 2005
KENS-TV On Top
San Antonio, TX - KENS-5 has once again maintained the number one position for its 10 O'clock News, according to the Nielsen Station Index for November 2005. KENS averaged a 15.3 household rating during Eyewitness News at 10 scoring a full rating point better than KSAT, and 4 rating points over WOAI .
Monday through Friday at 5-6 a.m. KENS 5 Eyewitness News This Morning has grown an impressive 29% to grab the number one position in the time slot.
KENS 5 Early Evening News has shown significant growth in viewers. Weekdays At 6 pm KENS 5 Eyewitness News tied for number one position with an 11 rating. This represents a 13% increase from November 2004.
President and General Manager Bob McGann said "The credit goes to the station's news department and the entire KENS staff for their aggressive commitment to the station's newscast."
"The November ratings period is further proof that more and more San Antonion's turn to KENS 5 for all the important news of the day, and night." , said Executive News Director Kurt Davis. "It's all about hard hitting investigations and balanced in-depth coverage. That's what's important and that's the difference."
KENS-TV is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with approximately 7,600 employees and $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates media franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations (six in the top 15 markets); owns or operates seven cable news channels; and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). Belo operates more than 30 Web sites, several interactive alliances and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases and corporate communications, is available online at www.belo.com or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.