KOAM's morning, noon, 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m.newscasts beat KSNF and KODE combined in the July Nielsen ratings.
The report also included good news for KODE, which drew more viewers than its sister station KSNF at 5 and 6 p.m. and drew even at 10 p.m., and for KFJX which drew more viewers for its 9 p.m. newscast than either KODE or KSNF drew at 10 p.m.
The number of viewers for each time period is listed below:
6 a.m.-7 a.m. KOAM 9,000, KSNF 4,000, KODE 3,000
Noon- KOAM 15,000 KODE (All My Children) 4,000 KSNF 3,000
5 p.m.- KOAM 21,000, KODE 8,000, KSNF 6,000
6 p.m.- KOAM 27,000, KODE 10,000 KSNF 8,000
9 p.m. KFJX 11,000
10 p.m.- KOAM 28,000, KODE 9,000, KSNF 9,000
In the 6:30 p.m. timeslot, KFJX's reruns of CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men drew as many viewers, 11,000 as KODE's Entertainment Tonight 6,000, and KSNF's Deal or No Deal 5,000 combined.
The viewers of all three of those programs, however, fell 9,000 viewers behind the 31,000 who watched KOAM's longtime favorite Wheel of Fortune.