via press release:
For the week of April 22, 2013, LIVE with Kelly and Michael ranked as the #2 syndicated talk show in Households and Total Viewers, outperforming Ellen in 8 of the last 9 weeks. In fact, LIVE has finished as the week’s #1 or #2 talker in Homes for 14 consecutive weeks. LIVE grew week to week by 8% in Households, by 7% in Total Viewers and by 14% in Women 25-54 to its best performance in nearly 2 months – since the week of 3/4/13. LIVE with Kelly and Michael was up over the same week last year for the 2nd straight week in Households (+8%), Total Viewers (+8%) and Women 25-54 (+23%).
On average for the 2012-13 season to date, LIVE with Kelly and Michael is the #2 syndie talker in Households and Total Viewers, leading Ellen in both Nielsen measures despite LIVE’s early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels. LIVE retains 100% of its year-ago numbers across all key Women demographics (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54), matching its strongest performance through this point in a season in 5 years – since the 2007-08 season.