La Sexta chief says channel audience growing

Jose Miguel Contreras targeting 6% audience share

BARCELONA -- La Sexta managing director Jose Miguel Contreras said Friday that the Spanish private TV channel is on track to reach its target of 6% of audience share this year.

The channel, owned by Spanish media giant Mediapro, currently claims 5.4% of viewers.

Contreras promised there will be no truce with rivals Audiovisual Sport in the so-called "football wars" over rights to show soccer.