Ratings Report: Week of May 1, 2017
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
The Debut Week of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' Builds to New 9-Week Highs
'Live' Tops 'Ellen' by Double Digits to Rank as the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker
'Live' is the No. 1 Daytime Entertainment Talk Show of the Week
"Live with Kelly and Ryan"
During the week of May 1, 2017, the newly rechristened "Live with Kelly and Ryan" soared over the prior week by 19% in Households (2.5 rating vs. 2.1 rating) and 20% among Women 25-54 (1.2 rating vs. 1.0 rating) to new 9-week highs, while matching the show's post-Oscars week for 18-week highs - since the weeks of 2/27/17 and 12/26/16, respectively. In addition, the inaugural week of "Live with Kelly and Ryan" tied the show's 3rd-highest rated week of the season in both Nielsen measures.
· "Live with Kelly and Ryan" beat "Ellen" by 14% in Households (2.5 rating vs. 2.2 rating) and 20% in Women 25-54 (1.2 rating vs. 1.0 rating) to rank as the No. 2 syndicated talk show of the week, behind only "Dr. Phil."
· "Live" was the week's No. 1 daytime entertainment talk show in Homes and Women 25-54, topping NBC's "The Today Show 2" (1.8 rating and 0.9 rating) by 39% and 33%, respectively.
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" 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, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. Visit "Live" on the web (KellyandRyan.com), Facebook and Instagram (@LiveKellyandRyan), and Twitter and SnapChat (@LiveKellyRyan).
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, weeks of 5/1/17 & 4/24/17.