LIVE is Season's No. 2 Syndicated Talker in Homes and Viewers
During the week of August 4, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 1 Syndicated talk show in Households (2.6 rating), Total Viewers (3.492 million) and Women 25-54 (1.4 rating) for the 3rd straight week. In fact, "LIVE" has finished as the week's No. 1 Syndicated talker in Homes for the 8th time in 9 weeks and in Women 25-54 for 11 consecutive weeks.
On average for the 2013-14 season to date, "LIVE" stands as the No. 2 Syndicated talker in Households (2.8 rating) and Total Viewers (3.780 million), leading "Ellen" (2.6 rating and 3.511 million) in both Nielsen measures.
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the prior week with Women 25-54 (+8%) and Total Viewers (+2%) and held steady in Households.
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is up over the comparable weeks last season in Households (+8% - 2.8 rating vs. 2.6 rating) and Total Viewers (+12% - 3.771 million vs. 3.371 million) to post its highest Household rating in 6 years and attract its biggest overall audience in 7 years - since the 2007-08 and 2006-07 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 8/4/14, 7/28/14 & 8/5/13, 2013-14 season=9/9/13-8/10/14.