Noticias MundoFox 22 Reigns As L.A.’s Fastest Growing Station In Primetime Programing And News In October 2014 Ratings Period
KWHY Canal 22 Posts Significant “Year-to-Year” Growth among Key Demo of Adults 18-49 for Primetime, Early and Late Local Newscasts
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — MundoFox 22, the MundoFox Los Angeles television network affiliate, scored one of its strongest ratings books to date in the October 2014 Nielsen ratings cycle, posting the following highlights:
- The fastest growing Spanish language TV station in Los Angeles, based on average primetime ratings (Weekdays, 7-11PM) among Adults 18-49, with an increase of 52% from October 2013 — more than KVEA (+29%), KRCA (+29%), KAZA (+13%), KFTR (flat), and KMEX (-1%).
- The fastest growing Spanish newscasts early and late local newscasts. The Adults 18-49 ratings for Noticias MundoFox 22 at 5P increased 160% from October 2013, more than any other station’s early local news.
- Among late local newscasts, the Adult 18-49 ratings for Noticias MundoFox 22 at 10P increased 167% from October 2013, more than any other station’s late local news.
- KWHY’s digital sub-channel, “Super 22.2,” also scored impressive gains from last year. The Adult 18-49 ratings for the channel’s primetime movie, Cine Mexicano at 8P, rose 133% from October 2013.
“We are proud of the great strides made over the last year for both our flagship station, MundoFox 22 and Super 22,” said Meruelo Media President Otto Padron. “The ratings in October demonstrate our momentum in delivering quality entertainment and news to L.A.’s diverse Hispanic population.”
About Meruelo Media
Meruelo Media (MM) is the media division of The Meruelo Group. MM currently operates two Southern California Legendary media platforms; the classic hip-hop and R&B radio station, 93.5 KDAY and one of Los Angeles’ oldest Hispanic TV stations, KWHY-TV Canal 22, which is currently the flagship of MundoFOX Television Network. MM also owns the first and only US Hispanic Super Station, Super LA, airing on its KWHY-TV second digital stream and reaching over 6 Million Homes over various multiple video delivery providers. MM also operates television stations in Houston and Santa Barbara. The Meruelo Group is a minority owned, privately-held management company serving a diversified portfolio of affiliated entities with interests in banking and financial services; food services, manufacturing, distribution and restaurant operations; construction and engineering; hospitality and gaming; real estate management; media, public and private equity investing. For more information please visit www.meruelogroup.com.