via press release:
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” is the No. 1 Syndie Talker in Homes and Viewers
“LIVE” Posts Double-Digit Year-to-Year Gains in Households and Total Viewers
“LIVE” Delivers its Strongest 28-Week Average in Households in 6 Years
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael”
During the week of March 17, 2014, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” ranked as the week’s No. 1 syndicated talk show in Households (2.9 rating) and Total Viewers (3.818 million). Despite its early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels, “LIVE” beat “Ellen” for the 13th week in a row in Households.
On average for the 2013-14 season to date, “LIVE” stands as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households (3.0 rating) and Total Viewers (3.940 million), topping “Ellen” (2.8 rating and 3.898 million) in both Nielsen measures.
- Posting solid double-digit gains over the same week last year (w/o 3/18/13), “LIVE” was up year to year for the 13th consecutive week in Households (+16%) and for the 19th straight week in Total Viewers (+16%).
- “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” is generating its biggest overall audience 28 weeks into a TV season in 7 years and is posting its strongest 28-week average in Households in 6 years – since the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons, respectively. Up over the comparable weeks last season by double-digits in Households (+12% – 2.9 rating vs. 2.6 rating) and Total Viewers (+13% – 3.919 million vs. 3.453 million), the year-to-year growth for “LIVE” is even more impressive considering its year-ago averages include the high-rated first weeks of Kelly and Michael as a new team.
“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 and Instagram, @KellyandMichael.
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, weeks of 3/17/14, 3/10/14 & 3/18/13, 2013-14 season=9/9/13-3/23/14.