via press release:
CBS's PREMIERE OF "THE TALK" LIFTS WOMEN DEMOS
"The Talk" Is Up +22% in Women 25-54, +29% in Women 18-49 and +67% in
Women 18-34 Compared to Year-Ago Time Period
CBS's premiere of its new daytime talk show, THE TALK, boosted key women demographics versus the year-ago time period, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day fast affiliate ratings for Monday, Oct. 18.
THE TALK premiered with 2.25m viewers, 1.1 in women 25-54, 0.9 in women 18-49 and 0.5 in women 18-34. Compared to "As the World Turns" on the same day a year ago, THE TALK was up +22% in women 25-54 (from 0.9), +29% in women 18-49 (from 0.7), +67% in women 18-34 (from 0.3).
THE TALK (weekdays 2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT) is co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Brad Bessey, Gilbert and John Redmann are executive producers.