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Average hours of local TV news by day and affiliate in the U.S. 2018

The statistic shows the average number of hours of local TV news in the United States in 2018, sorted by day and affiliate. According to the source, ABC averaged around 5.7 hours of local news per weekday, whereas Fox averaged 8.2 hours of local news.

Average number of hours of local TV news in the United States in 2018, by day and network

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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

see supplementary notes

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted among all 1,685 operating, non-satellite television stations and a random sample of 3,481 radio stations. Valid responses came from 1,310 television stations (77.7%) and 645 radio news directors and general managers representing 1,938 radio stations. Some data sets (e.g. the number of TV stations originating local news, getting it from others and women TV news directors) are based on a complete census and are not projected from a smaller sample.

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