'Maury' One of Two Talkers Up Week-to-Week 24 Percent Year-to-Year

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March 6th, 2012

via press release:

(Stamford, CT. March 6, 2012) -- NBC UNIVERSAL's MAURY, hosted by Maury Povich,  tied its season high 2.6 rating, with a 4% increase for the week of 2/20/12.   MAURY was only one of two talkers that were up for the week.

Additionally, MAURY increased 24% (2.6 vs. 2.1) year-to-year, for the week of 2/20/12, compared to 2/21/11.

Here are the details:

  • Households:  2.6 Rating.  +4% (2.6 vs. 2.5) vs. the prior week and +24% (2.6 vs. 2.1) vs. the same week last year.  Equals the 2011-12 season high.
    • Total Viewers: 3,743,000.   +4% (3,743,000 vs. 3,596,000) vs. the prior week and +21% (3,743,000 vs. 3,090,000) vs. the same week last year.  A new 2011-12 season high.  Best week since the week of 2/19/07 (261 week high).

MAURY continues its roll as the # 1 talker in the following key demos:

  • Women 18-34:  1.8 Rating.  +6% (1.8 vs. 1.7) vs. the prior week and +13% (1.8 vs. 1.6) vs. the same week last year.  The #1 syndicated talk show.  The #1 syndicated talk show for the last 39 weeks.
  • Women 18-49:  1.8 Rating.  +20% (1.8 vs. 1.5) vs. the same week last year.  The #1 syndicated talk show.  The #1 syndicated talk show for the last 39 weeks.  Equals the 2011-12 season high for the 5TH consecutive week.
  • Women 25-54:  1.9 Rating.  +6% (1.9 vs. 1.8) vs. the prior week and +36% (1.9 vs. 1.4) vs. the same week last year.  The #1 syndicated talk show.  A new 2011-12 season high.  Best week since the week of 12/25/06 (269 week high).
  • Adults 18-34:  1.3 Rating.  +8% (1.3 vs. 1.2) vs. the prior week and +8% (1.3 vs. 1.2) vs. the same week last year.  The #1 syndicated talk show.  The #1 syndicated talk show for the last 39 weeks.
  • Adults 18-49:  1.4 Rating.  +17% (1.4 vs. 1.2) vs. the same week last year.  The #1 syndicated talk show.  The #1 syndicated talk show for the last 39 weeks.  Equals the 2011-12 season high for the 5th consecutive week.
  • Adults 25-54:  1.5 Rating.  +7% (1.5 vs. 1.4) vs. the prior week and +25% (1.5 vs. 1.2) vs. the same week last year.  The #1 syndicated talk show.  The #1 syndicated talk show for the last 13 weeks.  A new 2011-12 season high.  Best week since the week of 2/12/07 (262 week high).

Jerry Springer

  • Households:  1.5 Rating.  +7% (1.5 vs. 1.4) vs. the same week last year.
    • Total Viewers: 2,141,000.   +3% (2,141,000 vs. 2,085,000) vs. the same week last year.
    • Women 25-54:  1.0 Rating.  +11% (1.0 vs. 0.9) vs. the prior week and +25% (1.0 vs. 0.8) vs. the same week last year.

Steve Wilkos

  • Total Viewers: 2,018,000.   +5% (2,018,000 vs. 1,928,000) vs. the prior week and +2% (2,018,000 vs. 1,973,000) vs. the same week last year.
  • Women 25-54:  1.0 Rating.  +11% (1.0 vs. 0.9) vs. the same week last year.  Equals the 2011-12 season high for the 4th consecutive week.
 
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