Ratings Report: Week of February 3, 2014
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
Hitting a New Season High in HHs, "LIVE" Scores its 2nd-Best Week in Seven Years
"LIVE" is the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker in Homes, Increasing its Lead Over "Ellen"
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" Delivers Double-Digit Gains Over the Year-Ago Week
Monday's Show is "LIVE's" Strongest Single-Day Telecast Since November 2011
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
During the week of February 3, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew for the 3rd straight week in Households (+6% - 3.6 rating vs. 3.4 rating) to hit a new season high and score the show's highest-rated week in 7 years (since w/o 2/5/07), excluding only the final week of "LIVE with Regis and Kelly." "LIVE" also grew its Total Viewer count for the 3rd consecutive week (+4% - 4.799 million vs. 4.611 million) to attract its biggest overall audience of the season.
· Beating "Ellen" for the 7th week in a row, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households, increasing its lead to 9% (3.6 rating vs. 3.3 rating) versus 3% the prior week. In addition, "LIVE" was the week's 2nd-most-watched syndie talker, behind only "Dr. Phil."
· On average for the 2013-14 season to date, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" stands as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households (3.0 rating) and Total Viewers (3.934 million), beating "Ellen" on both Nielsen measures.
· Posting enormous double-digit gains over the year-ago week (w/o 2/4/13), "LIVE" was up year to year for the 7th straight week in Households (+29%) and for the 13th consecutive week in Total Viewers (+31%).
· On Monday (2/3/14), as the show celebrated Michael's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" earned an impressive 3.8 rating in Households to mark the show's highest-rated telecast on any day in more than 2 years - 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 and Instagram, @KellyandMichael.
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, weeks of 2/3/14, 1/27/14 & 2/4/13. National Most Current Program Ratings for 2013-14=9/9/13-2/9/14.