Second Place: WTVR-TV 6
Third Place: WRIC-TV 8
The numbers bear it out — ratings, ratings, ratings. NBC-12 seems to have a perpetual lock. What it doesn't have? A lot of change, other than the anchor-chair retirement last year of Gene Cox. In television news, being the best is a double-edged sword. Perhaps you have the luxury of taking chances. But there's also the worry that you can't mess with a formula that works. CBS-6, your choice at second, just led the local race in the number of Emmy nominations, and there's good stuff there. And the friendly 8 News finally has joined the HD TV club.