Nielsen is out with its lastest annual rankings of the top local TV markets.
The biggest mover in the Top 10 is the San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose market which drops from No. 6 to No. 8. Elsewhere in the Top 10, Washington, D.C. moves up one spot, from No. 7 to No. 6. Houston moves from No. 8 to No. 7. Atlanta and Boston switch positions: this season Atlanta is No. 9 and Boston is No. 10.
Michigan TV markets saw some slight shifts from this year to last. Detroit moves from No. 13 to No. 14, Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek moves No. 44 to No. 43. Flint/Bay City/Saginaw from No. 72 to No. 71. Lansing No. 113 to No. 115. Traverse City/Cadillac No. 119 to No. 118. Both Marquette and Alpena remain at the market No. 180 and No. 208 positions, respectively.
A complete list of the Nielsen rankings, including population estimates is available here.