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LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL is The Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talk Show

May 20
1:12 2014
LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL is The Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talk Show

"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" During the week of May 5, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 Syndicated talk show of the week in Households (2.7 rating) and Total Viewers (3.520 million), topping "Ellen" (2.6 rating and 3.508 million) despite "LIVE's" early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels. In fact, "LIVE" beat "Ellen" for the 9th time in the last 10 weeks in both Nielsen measures.

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 (3.883 million), leading "Ellen" (2.8 rating and 3.802 million) in both Nielsen measures.

· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" held steady week to week in Households (2.7 rating) and was up by 8% in Women 25-54 (1.4 rating vs. 1.3 rating). In fact, "LIVE" was the only top-tier Syndicated talk show to grow over the prior week in the key Women demo.

· "LIVE" posted gains over the year-ago week for the 20th straight week in Households (+4%) and for the 26th consecutive week in Total Viewers (+6%).

· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is generating its biggest overall audience 36 weeks into a TV season in 7 years and is posting its strongest 36-week average in Households and Women 25-54 in 6 years - since the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons, respectively. Up over the comparable weeks last season in Households (+12% - 2.9 rating vs. 2.6 rating), Total Viewers (+13% - 3.868 million vs. 3.424 million) and (+7% - 1.6 rating vs. 1.5 rating), 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 5/5/14, 4/28/14 & 5/6/13, 2013-14 season=9/9/13-5/11/14.

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