via press release:
During Holiday Hits Week, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael”
Posts its Highest HouseholdSince Early November
“LIVE” Scores its Strongest Performance in 4 Weeks in Viewers and Key Women
Season to Date, “LIVE” Equals its Best Numbers in 5 Years with Key Women
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” National Ratings
Based on National ratings for the week of December 10, 2012, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael’s” Holiday Hits Week was up over the prior week in Households (+4% - 2.6 rating vs. 2.5 rating) to deliver in its best rating since early November – since the week of 11/5/12. In addition, “LIVE” saw week-to-week gains during its Holiday Hits Week in Total Viewers (+4% - 3.415 million vs. 3.270 million) and both Women 18-49 (+9% - 1.2 vs. 1.1) and Women 25-54 (+7% - 1.5 vs. 1.4), turning in its best performance in 4 weeks – since w/o 11/12/12.
- On average for the 2012-13 season to date, “LIVE” is up through the same weeks last season by 14% in Women 18-34 and retains 100% of its year-ago delivery in Women 18-49 to match its strongest performance through this point in a season in 5 years – since the 2007-08 season. In fact, “LIVE” delivers the largest growth of any syndicated talk show this season among Women 18-34. The year-to-year growth for “LIVE” becomes even more impressive considering its year-ago averages include the highly promoted and high rated weeks leading up to the departure of Regis last November.
Emmy Award-winning talk show “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” is distributed in national syndication by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Produced by WABC-TV in New York and executive-produced by Michael Gelman, “LIVE” airs in more than 200 markets across the U.S. Visit “LIVE” on the web at LIVEKellyandMichael.com, on Facebook, or follow “LIVE” on Twitter, @KellyandMichael.
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings (w/o 12/10/12). Most Current for 2012-13 Season (9/10/12 – 12/2/12).