Claiming the #1 crown


With the May sweep Nielsen numbers in, WABC-TV New York, the ABC flagship, is laying claim to being the #1 station in the nation for the second straight sweep. WABC says it led the market in both Households and Adults 25-54, with a 3.6 rating and 10 share for DMA Households, Monday-Sunday, sign-on to sign-off. That was not only tops in the biggest market, but also made it the most watched station in the country. WABC noted that it was #1 in local news for every news broadcast throughout the day.