LIVE Grows to Multi-Week Highs Across All Key Measures
During the week of July 21, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 1 Syndicated talk show in Households (2.7 rating), Total Viewers (3.686 million) and Women 25-54 (1.5 rating) for the 3rd time in 4 weeks. In fact, "LIVE" has finished as the week's No. 1 Syndicated talker in Women 25-54 for 9 consecutive weeks.
On average for the 2013-14 season to date, "LIVE" stands as the No. 2 Syndicated talker in Households (2.9 rating) and Total Viewers (3.795 million), leading "Ellen" (2.6 rating and 3.564 million) in both Nielsen measures. In addition, "LIVE" is the season's No. 2 syndie talk show in Women 25-54 (1.6 rating), tied with "Ellen."
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the prior week by 4% in Homes and by 11% in Total Viewers to post 9-week highs and grew 7% among Women 25-54 to a 14-week high - since 5/19/14 and 4/14/14, respectively.
"LIVE" was up over the year-ago week for the 31st straight week in Households (+8%) and for the 37th week in a row in Total Viewers (+10%).
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is up over the comparable weeks last season in Households (+12% - 2.9 rating vs. 2.6 rating), Total Viewers (+12% - 3.785 million vs. 3.370 million) and Women 25-54 (+7% - 1.6 rating vs. 1.5 rating) to match its top Household rating and attract its biggest overall audience in 7 years and to deliver its highest-rated season in Women 25-54 in 6 years - since the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons, respectively. The year-to-year growth for "LIVE" is even more impressive considering its year-ago averages include the high-rated first weeks of Kelly and Michael as a new team.
"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 7/21/14, 7/14/14 & 7/22/13, 2013-14 season=9/9/13-7/27/14.