LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Returns with Second-Best Numbers Since 2007
During the week of September 2, 2013, which marked the first anniversary of Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan's partnership, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" retained 91% of last year's big premiere week rating in Households (3.0/10 vs. 3.3/11 on w/o 9/3/12). In fact, this week marked "LIVE's" 2nd-biggest opening week number in 6 years - since premiere week 2007.
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" won in its time period in 7 of the Top 10 U.S. markets in Homes. Dominating in New York, "LIVE" took first place each day of its premiere week, towering over its nearest competitor by 44% on average in HH (3.6/12 vs. 2.5/9 for NBC's "Today Show").
Emmy Award-winning talk show "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.
Source: The Nielsen Company, Weighted, U.S. Metered Market Live + Same Day Ratings (w/o 09/02/13).