NASCAR and Local News Drive Chicago, IL Viewing

Caleb White
July 17, 2023

Local TV Snapshot: July 3-9, 2023

Caleb White
Associate Analyst, Content & Insights
Market: Chicago, IL
Hours of TV Viewed: 120.3 Million
TV Households: 2,913,818
National Rank: #3


It was all about ABC 7 Eyewitness News onWLS (ABC) this week. The 10PM slot earned the greatest live household rating throughout the week with an 8.0, or nearly 2 in 25 households tuning in. Amongst cable series, it was the NASCAR Cup Series Race onUSAthat earned the markets highest average household rating, pulling in a 1.1. On the network side,WLS (ABC)continued upon the success of their series ranking clean sweep, earning the number one position with an average live household rating of 3.6. Amongst cable networks,FNC (FOX News Channel)earned the number one position, with the network pulling in an average live household rating of 0.6.

Network Persona Spotlight: WGN (Independent)

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Source: Comscore TV, Preliminary Data, Jul. 3 - 9, 2023, US.

Top Five Local Broadcast Networks: Social Media (By Total Actions)

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Source: Comscore Social, PowerRankings, Jul. 3 - 9, 2023, US.
*Disclaimer: All preliminary data should be used for directional purposes only
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