March 12, 2007

Local TV News Hours per Day, by Market Size

All Stations Markets 1-25 Markets 26-50 Markets 51-100 Markets 101-150 Markets 151+
Weekday 3.8 4.6 4 4.1 3.6 3.1
Saturday 1.5 2.3 1.9 1.7 1 0.9
Sunday 1.5 2.7 1.9 1.5 0.9 0.8

The top 25 markets produce the greatest number of hours of local news both on weekdays and the weekend.