Local TV ratings suggest that interest in the George Zimmerman trial remains high.
The trial scored its biggest TV audiences Thursday morning (244,200 total viewers) and afternoon (242,200 viewers).
Monday afternoon, when lead detective Chris Serino took the stand, the total audience was 241,300 viewers.
WFTV-Channel 9 had the biggest share of those viewers: 81,300. The other stations: WOFL-Channel 35 with 57,800, WESH-Channel 2 with 49,900, Central Florida News 13 with 35,300 and WKMG-Channel 6 with 17,000.
In those hours, WFTV also reached the most viewers in the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. WOFL ranked second, followed by WESH, News 13 and WKMG.
The audience dipped a bit Monday morning to 178,900 total viewers. WFTV had the most viewers (43,800) in those hours. The rest: WOFL with 39,200 viewers, WESH with 35,500, News 13 with 31,500 and WKMG with 28,900.
In those hours, WOFL had the most viewers in the 25-to-54 age group by a wide margin, followed by WFTV, WESH, WKMG and News 13.
On Friday afternoon, the total audience was 234,600 viewers. WFTV had the most viewers and the lead in the 25-to-54 age group. WESH was second in total viewers, and WOFL was second in the 25-to-54 age group.
On Friday morning, the total audience was 202,500 viewers. WFTV had the most viewers by a wide margin. WESH was second, followed by WOFL, News 13 and WMKG.
But in the 25-to-54 age group, WOFL ranked first and WFTV was second.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun