May 2010 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Yesterday was the final day of May Sweeps and the end of the prime time season finales.   Below are the 2010 May Sweep household average ratings and shares for the 4 major Monday – Friday news time periods in Memphis.  WMC had the largest number of viewing households at 6am, 5pm, and 6pm.  WREG has the largest number of viewing households at 10pm.

May 2010 Sweeps – 4/29-5/26/10

Overnight Nielsen Ratings / Shares
  WMC WREG WPTY WHBQ
  NBC – Ch. 5 CBS – Ch. 3 ABC – Ch. 24 FOX – Ch. 13
Mon-Fri HH RTG / Share HH RTG / Share HH RTG / Share HH RTG / Share
6am News        
May 10 6.0 / 15 5.6 / 14.1 1.4 / 3.6 4.3 / 10.6
May 09 7.3 / 17 7.2 / 17 1.7 / 4 6.7 / 16
May 08 6.7 / 16 6.2 / 15 1.8 / 4 6.3 / 15
         
5pm News        
May 10 8.0 / 14.2 7.4 / 13.2 2.9 / 5.2 4.3 / 7.6
May 09 8.0 / 15 7.4 / 14 3.1 / 6 5.7 / 10
May 08 8.8 / 16 8.4 / 15 4.0 / 7 6.0 / 11
         
6pm News        
May 10 10.2 / 17 7.1 / 11.8 2.2 / 3.7  
May 09 10.0 / 17 7.6 / 13 2.3 / 4  
May 08 10.1 / 17 8.4 / 14 3.1 / 5  
         
9pm/10pm News      
May 10 11.3 / 17 12.0 / 18.1 3.1 / 4.7 6.6 / 9.5
May 09 11.1 / 17 13.0 / 20 3.4 / 5 8.5 / 12
May 08 11.6 / 17 11.5 / 17 4.2 / 6 10.1 / 14
      Nielsen Media

(WHBQ Late News airs at 9pm,  WMC, WREG & WPTY Late News airs at 10pm.)