"THE STEVE WILKOS SHOW" POSTS HIGHEST PREMIERE WEEK ON RECORD
Household Rating Up +23% Vs. 2013/2014 Premiere
Stamford, CT - (September 30th, 2014) - The season eight premiere of the "The Steve Wilkos Show" delivered its best premiere week ratings to date. The show averaged a 1.6 national household rating, a +23% increase vs. his season seven premiere week, and a +78% increase vs. his season one premiere.
For its season eight premiere, "The Steve Wilkos Show" averaged 2.3 million daily viewers, a +19% increase over his prior season premiere and a +91% increase over his season one premiere. In addition, the show averaged a 1.1 women 25-54 rating, a +22% increase over his prior season premiere, and a +83% increase over his season one premiere. "The Steve Wilkos Show" has delivered more growth since the fall of 2007 than any other syndicated talk show.
Since its debut, Wilkos' popularity has skyrocketed. Wilkos, a former US Marine and Chicago police officer, shot to fame as head of Security for "The Jerry Springer Show," from 1994 through 2007.
Rachelle Wilkos is the executive producer and Selina Santos is the co-executive producer. The Steve Wilkos Show is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and produced by Stamford Media Center Productions, the same production team behind several long-running and successful NBCU talk shows including "Maury" and "The Jerry Springer Show." It is taped in front of a live audience. The show airs weekdays. Check local listings or go to www.stevewilkos.com/ for time and channel.
About NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution:
The NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal product to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, to broadcast syndication. Current first-run broadcast syndicated programming includes "The Meredith Vieira Show," "Access Hollywood," "Access Hollywood Live," "Maury," "Steve Harvey," "The Jerry Springer Show," "The Steve Wilkos Show" and weekend syndicated series "On the Money." Current off-network programming includes "30 Rock," "House," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Monk" and "The Office."