Ratings Report: Week of September 15, 2014
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
"LIVE" Scores Season Highs and is the Only Top-Tier Talk Show
To Grow Week to Week in Total Viewers and Women 25-54
"LIVE" Posts its Best Performance in Homes Since April and in Viewers Since May
"LIVE" Builds For the 2nd Straight Year to its Strongest First 3 Weeks in 7 Years
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
During the week of September 15, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households (2.8 rating), Total Viewers (3.766 million) and Women 25-54 (1.4 rating), beating "Ellen" (2.5 rating, 3.422 million and 1.3 rating) in all three Nielsen measures.
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" was up week to week in Total Viewers (+1%) and Women 25-54 (+8%), while holding steady in Homes to deliver its best performance so far this season. In fact, "LIVE" was the only top-tier talk show to grow over the prior week in Total Viewers and Women 25-54, while both "Dr. Phil" (-5%/-6%) and "Ellen" (-11%/-19%) were down from the prior week.
· "LIVE" tied its highest Household rating since mid-April and drew its biggest overall audience since mid-May - since the weeks of 4/14/14 and 5/12/14.
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the year-ago week for the 3rd straight week in Households (+4%) and Total Viewers (+3%). In fact, "LIVE" is up for the 2nd consecutive year to its strongest 3-week start in 7 years in both Homes (2.8 rating) and Viewers (3.692 million) - since the 2007-08 season.
"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 9/15/14, 9/8/14 & 9/16/13