WFLD, WBBM-AM scores with Blago coverage

Score one for Chicago’s perennial news underdog: Fox-owned WFLD-TV’s coverage of the arrest of Governor Arrogant finished first in the ratings among adults 18-49 and second in adults 25-54 with its continuous coverage from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Moreover, they beat archrival WGN-TV at noon in adults 18-49.

Also, all-news WBBM-AM’s website surged on Tuesday with page views jumping 253 percent from the usual averageand daily unique users were up 204 percent.