Ratings Report: Week of October 12, 2015
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" Builds to a 5-Month High in Households
"LIVE" Delivers its Largest Lead Over "Ellen" This Season, with a 22% Advantage
"LIVE" Posts its Top Single-Day Telecast Since May on the Columbus Day Holiday
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
During the week of October 12, 2015, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" scored its best performance in 5 months in Households (since the week of 5/18/15), growing week to week by 8% (2.8 rating vs. 2.6 rating). "LIVE" also improved over the prior week by 5% in Total Viewers (3.651 million vs. 3.492 million) to draw its largest overall audience since June (since the week of 6/29/15).
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the week's No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households, posting its largest lead over "Ellen" this season (+22% - 2.8 rating vs. 2.3 rating). In addition, "LIVE" was the 2nd-most-watched syndie talk show of the week, with its 5th consecutive week of double-digit advantages over "Ellen" (+15% - 3.651 million vs. 3.180 million). In addition, "LIVE" ran neck-and-neck with "Dr. Phil" for No. 1 among Women 25-54, with just 1-tenth of a rating point between the two syndicated talk shows (1.3 rating vs. 1.4 rating).
· On the Columbus Day holiday on Monday (10/12/15), "LIVE" matched this season's premiere as the show's highest-rated telecast on any day since May in Homes (2.9 rating) - since Monday, 5/25/15.
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is distributed in national syndication by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution. The show is produced by WABC-TV in New York and executive produced by Michael Gelman. 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 10/12/15 and 10/5/15.