Denver - 9NEWS is proud to announce a win in the May 2012 ratings sweep, ranking as Colorado's number one choice for news from 4:30am to 10:30pm, seven days a week.

Mornings are a bright spot across both KUSA and KTVD, producing the number one local morning newscasts from 4:30am to 9am Monday through Friday and on the weekends.

"The entire 9NEWS team has made significant efforts to make these shows informative, interactive and fun for our audience. It's a great way to start out the day, and we'll continue to do everything we can to make this the best experience for our viewers,"9NEWS President and General Manager Mark Cornetta said.

9NEWS dominates early evening news, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and on the weekends.

KUSA continues to lead the late news race, while 9NEWS at 9pm is gaining momentum on KTVD, growing its audience year over year.

"We're in the process of reinventing late news. Headlines come at us all day long from every corner of the world on a variety of devices. Our mission is really to go beyond the headlines and make sense of it all - to find the experts in our community that can provide context and to leave our viewers feeling wiser for tuning in,"9NEWS Vice President and News Director Patti Dennis said.

"It's a very competitive environment out there, and we are incredibly gratified that Coloradans continue to choose 9NEWS as their favored and most trusted source for news, weather and sports. Rest assured, we will continue to find ways to innovate, tell the stories that really matter and continue to earn their viewership,"9NEWS President and General Manager Mark Cornetta said.

Here are the television newscast highlights from the May ratings period.

(Source: Denver NSI May 2012 Live S/D 4/26/12 - 5/23/12, M-F)

This article was originally published on May 24, 2012.

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