How big is the audience for local news at 7 p.m. in Chicago? We’re about to find out.
It’s been more than 25 years since a commercial station here courted news viewers on the cusp of prime time. In 1987, Fox-owned WFLD-Channel 32 inaugurated its news operation with a newscast at 7 p.m. (promoted as “the news that doesn’t get home before you do”). By 1989, Fox 32 News had shuffled off to 9 p.m. Continue reading