LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Bests ELLEN & DR. PHIL in Households
During its second week up against season premieres of the other top-tier Syndicated talk shows, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" retained 100% of its solid week-ago premiere numbers in Households (3.0/11) and Women 25-54 (1.3/10).
- In Homes, "LIVE" grew over premiere week in 7 of the Top 10 U.S. Markets. In New York, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" was up week to week by 3% in Households to hit a 5-week high in the market - since the week of 8/5/13.
- "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 1 syndie talk show of the week in Households, beating the opening weeks of both "Ellen" and "Dr. Phil" by 7% each (3.0/11 vs. 2.8/8). In addition, "LIVE" topped "Dr. Phil" by 8% in Women 25-54 (1.3/10 vs. 2.8/8).
- During the week, "LIVE" ranked No. 1 in Homes in its time period in 8 of the Top 10 U.S. markets, including New York. In fact, in New York "LIVE" won its 9:00 a.m. slot on each day of the week, dominating runner-up NBC's "Today Show" by 61% on average in HH (3.7/14 vs. 2.3/8).
- Capping out the week with a surge, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" built from Thursday to Friday by 18% in Households (2.8/11 to 3.3/12) and by 55% in Women 25-54 (1.1/9 to 1.7/13). In fact, Friday's "First Anniversary Viewer's Choice Show" (on 9/13/13) was "LIVE's" highest-rated telecast of the past two weeks in both HH and Women 25-54.
"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, @KellyandMichael.
Note: "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" was pre-empted in New York on Wednesday, 9/11/13 for coverage of the 9/11 Memorial. "Dr. Phil" average is Tuesday-Friday, as the premiere is delayed one day to avoid pre-emptions for the U.S. Open on Monday, 9/9/13.
Source: The Nielsen Company, Weighted, U.S. Metered Market Live + Same Day Ratings (w/o 09/09/13).