via press release:
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” is the Week’s No. 1 Syndicated Talker in Homes
“LIVE” Grows for the 2nd Straight Week to its Best Household Rating in 1 Year
Season to Date, “LIVE” Equals its Best Numbers in 5 Years Across All Key Women
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” National Ratings
Based on National ratings for the week of December 17, 2012, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” stood as the week’s No. 1 syndicated talk show in Households (2.8 rating), beating “Ellen” by 4% (2.7 rating) and “Dr. Phil” by 8% (2.6 rating).
- “LIVE” was up over the prior week for the 2nd week in a row in Households (+8%) to equal its best rating in almost 1 year — since the week of 12/26/11. “LIVE” also delivered gains for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers (+6%), Women 18-49 (+8%) and Women 25-54 (+7%) to post its 2nd-best performance this season.
- 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 and Women 25-54 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” is 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 12/17/12). Most Current for 2012-13 Season (9/10/12 – 12/23/12).