LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Rocks Ratings with an 8-Month High


LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL is the Week's No. 2 syndicated talker for the 6th straight week in households and total viewers. LIVE equals an 8-month high among women 25-54.

Season to date, LIVE is up in Key Women over the same point last year to mark the show's Best numbers in 5 years.

Based on national ratings for the week of October 22, 2012, LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL ranked as the no. 2 syndicated talk show for the week in both households (2.5 rating) and total viewers (3.245 million) for the 6th week in a row, topping ELLEN (2.4 rating and 3.237 million) on each week in both Nielsen measures.

•LIVE equaled its highest rating in 8 months among women 25-54 – since the week of 2/27/12.

•On average for the 2012-13 season to date, LIVE is up over the comparable weeks last season by 20% in women 18-49 and by 7% in women 25-54, marking its biggest numbers through this point in any season in 5 years – since the 2007-08 season. The year-to-year growth for LIVE becomes even more impressive considering its year-ago averages include some of the highly promoted and high rated weeks leading up to the departure of Regis in November. LIVE is the only returning syndicated talk show to deliver year-over-year gains in both key Women demographics.

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, on Facebook, or follow LIVE on Twitter, @KellyandMichael.