Ratings Report: Week of October 7, 2013
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE" Virtually Ties "Dr. Phil" as the Week's Most-Watched Syndie Talk Show
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" Equals its Top Household Rating in Nearly 8 Months
"LIVE" Builds Year to Year for the 5th Straight Week in Homes and Total Viewers
Monday's Show is "LIVE's" Strongest Since its Post-Oscar Telecast in February
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" (w/o 10/7/13)
During the week of October 7, 2013, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households (2.7 rating), beating "Ellen" (+13% - 2.4 rating) in all 5 weeks of the new season to date. In addition, despite its early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels, "LIVE" ran neck-and-neck with "Dr. Phil" in Total Viewers (3.613 million vs. 3.677 million) as the week's most-watched syndicated talker.
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" held steady at a 2.7 rating in Homes for the 5th straight week, matching its top number since mid-February - since w/o 2/18/13. "LIVE" was up over the prior week by 4% in Total Viewers to draw its biggest overall audience in 3 weeks - since w/o 9/16/13.
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the year-ago week (10/8/12) for the 5th week in a row in Homes (+4%) and Total Viewers (+6%) and for the 4th time in 5 weeks in Women 25-54 (+7%).
· Marking new season highs, Monday's telecast of "LIVE" (on 10/7/13) was the show's strongest telecast in Households (3.0 rating), Total Viewers (3.895 million) and Women 25-54 (1.8 rating) since its "After Oscar(R) Show" more than 7 months ago in February - since 2/25/13.
"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, weeks of 10/7/13, 9/30/13 & 10/8/12.