COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — NBC4 posted big wins to start the year. NBC4 was the No. 1-rated station in multiple broadcasts across the central Ohio market in the recently released January Nielsen and Comscore surveys.

NBC4/WCMH-TV is ranked #1 in these programs:

  • #1 Morning News
    • #1 4 a.m.: NBC4 Today  (*Nielsen: Households, P25-54, P35-64, M25-54, M25-64, M35-64)
    • #1 5 a.m.-9 a.m.: NBC4 Today/NBC Today Show  (*Nielsen: P25-54, P35-64, F25-64, F35-64, M25-54)
    • #1 at 7 a.m.: NBC Today Show  (*Nielsen: Households, P18-49, P25-54, P25-64, F25-54, F25-64, M25-54, M25-64)
  • #1 at 3 p.m.:  Dateline (*Nielsen & **Comscore: Households)
  • #1 at 4 p.m.:  NBC4 First at 4 (**Comscore: Households)
  • #1 at 5 p.m.:  NBC4 at 5 (*Nielsen: M25-54)
  • #1 at 6 p.m.:  NBC4 at 6 (*Nielsen: P25-64, P35-64, F25-64, M25-54, M25-64)
  • #1 at 6:30 p.m.: NBC Nightly News  (*Nielsen: P18-49, P25-54, P25-64, F25-64, M25-54, M25-64)
  • #1 Local Newscast at 7 p.m.:  NBC4 at 7 (*Nielsen: P18-49, P25-54, P25-64, P35-64, M25-54, M25-64)
  • #1 at 11 p.m.: NBC4 at 11 (*Nielsen: F25-54)

“We are extremely proud of our January results and very appreciative of our viewers and advertisers,” said NBC4 Vice President and General Manager Ken Freedman. “We continue to be ‘Local 4 You’ every day for Central Ohio viewers and are committed to being Central Ohio’s number one source for news, weather, traffic, and sports on-air and all our digital platforms.”

*Nielsen survey was conducted 01/05/23- 02/01/23 focusing on Households, P18-49, P25-54, P25-64, F25-54, F25-64, M25-54, M25-64 and P35-64.

**Comscore survey was conducted 01/05/23- 02/01/23 focusing on Households in the Columbus DMA.

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