via press release:
During the week of September 2, 2013, which marked the first anniversary of Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan’s partnership, LIVE with Kelly and Michael retained 91% of last year’s big premiere week rating in Households. In fact, this week marked LIVE’s 2nd-biggest opening week number in 6 years – since premiere week 2007. LIVE with Kelly and Michael won in its time period in 7 of the Top 10 U.S. markets in Homes. Dominating in New York, LIVE took first place each day of its premiere week, towering over its nearest competitor by 44% on average in HH.