WTHR is still the most-watched TV station for local news, but viewership slipped in several time slots for the NBC affiliate
and most of its competitors. Fox station WXIN, however, seems
to be bucking the trend.
Red Digital Cinema Technology gives video producers the ability to shoot in high-definition quality without
the expense of film, and local advertisers are taking advantage.
The disappointing debut of “The Jay Leno Show” at 10 p.m. on NBC has hammered ratings for the 11 p.m. newscast
of local affiliate WTHR-TV Channel 13, cutting its average audience by nearly half. But the Indianapolis NBC affiliate says
it will rebound in the fight with its CBS rival because the Leno show has fresh programming year around.