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We should all be seeing ratings bumps throughout selective markets due to COVID-19 and Election Coverage. I'll Start with Pittsburgh Provided by Rob Owen of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. For the past 20 years, Pittsburgh’s Nielsen market rank has averaged around No. 22 or 23 (out of 210 TV markets nationally) even as growing cities surpassed Pittsburgh, including Portland, Ore., and Charlotte, N.C. In 2018 Pittsburgh fell to No. 24 and for 2021, Pittsburgh drops to No. 26 as Indianapolis pushes ahead to the 25th spot, just behind St. Louis (No. 23), and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (
We should all be seeing ratings bumps throughout selective markets due to COVID-19 Coverage. I'll Start with Pittsburgh Provided by Rob Owen of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette In household ratings, KDKA-TV ticked up at 5 a.m. but saw ratings decline at 6 a.m. Numbers were also down for WPXI-TV and WTAE-TV at 5 and 6 a.m. Rank order remained the same: WTAE first, WPXI second, KDKA third. But beyond that time period, household news ratings increased for all stations in all time periods. The only notable decline: Third-place “Ellen” at 4 p.m. on WTAE opposite news on KDKA (No. 1 in t