‘Katie’ is the Week’s Top New Syndicated Talker, Finishing Number 1 in Homes in Each Week Since its September Debut

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“Katie” is the Week’s Top New Syndie Talker, Finishing
No. 1 in Homes in Each Week Since its September Debut


“Katie” is Up Week to Week in Total Viewers


Of 18 Syndicated Talk Shows on the Market, “Katie” Ranks Among the Top-Tier

And Stands as Television’s Strongest Freshman Talk Show Since 2009



“Katie” National Ratings – Week 35

Based on National ratings during the week of May 6, 2013, “Katie” ranked as TV’s No. 1 new syndicated talk show, leading runner-up “Steve Harvey” in Households (+7% – 1.6 rating vs. 1.5 rating) and Total Viewers (+3% – 2.083 million vs. 2.019 million). In fact, “Katie” has finished as the top-rated freshman talker in Homes in each week since its September debut.


  • “Katie” grew its overall audience by 2% week to week (2.083 million vs. 2.033 million).


  • Season to date, freshman “Katie” places in the top tier among the 18 syndicated talk shows on the market this season in Households (No. 6 – 1.8 rating) and Total Viewers (No. 6 – 2.364 million). Overall “Katie” is the biggest freshman syndicated talker in 3 years – since “Dr. Oz” in 2009.


“Katie” is executive-produced by Katie Couric and Michael Morrison and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Co-executive producers are Kathy Samuels, Matt Strauss and Ethan Nelson and the program is directed by Joseph Terry.


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, week of 05/06/13.  Season to date = 9/10/12-05/12/13.


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