via press release:
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” Delivers its Biggest Audience in More Than 2 Years
“LIVE” was the No. 1 Syndie Talker During Christmas Week in All Key Measures
Tuesday’s Christmas Eve Show is “LIVE’s” Most-Watched Telecast on
Any Day Since November 2011 and Marks a Season High in Women 25-54
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael”
During the week of December 23, 2013, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” was up over the prior week by 7% in Households (3.0 rating vs. 2.8 rating), by 11% in Total Viewers (4.212 million vs. 3.784 million) and by 6% in Adults 25-54 (1.7 rating vs. 1.6 rating) to deliver its largest overall audience in over 2 years – since the week of 11/21/11.
- “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” was the No. 1 syndicated talk show of the week in Homes, Viewers and Women 25-54.
- “LIVE” grew over the year-ago week (w/o 12/24/12) for the 6th time in 7 weeks in Households (+3%) and for the 7th consecutive week in Total Viewers (+7%).
- On Tuesday, 12/24/13, the “LIVE with Kelly and Michael Cozy Christmas Eve” broadcast marked season highs in Total Viewers (4.819 million) and Women 25-54 (2.0 rating), while standing as the show’s 2nd-highest-rated telecast this season in Homes (3.4 rating), behind only its Halloween episode on 10/31/13. In fact, Tuesday’s Christmas Eve broadcast was the show’s most-watched telecast on any day since the final airing of “LIVE with Regis and Kelly” more than 2 years ago – since 11/18/11.
“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.
Please note: Due to the Christmas holiday, Wednesday’s telecast (on 12/25/13) was excluded from the show’s average.
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, weeks of 12/23/13, 12/16/13 & 12/24/12.