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

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

Based on National ratings for the week of September 24, 2012, LIVE with KELLY AND MICHAEL stood as the No. 2 syndicated talk show for the week in both Households (2.5 rating) and Total Viewers (3.240 million), topping ?Ellen? (2.3 rating and 2.974 million) for the 2nd week in a row. In fact, ?LIVE? increased its leads over ?Ellen? to 9% in Homes and 9% in Total Viewers from 8% and 3%, respectively, the prior week.

Up over the year-ago week by 15% in Women 25-54 (1.5 rating vs. 1.3 rating) and by 22% in Women 18-49 (1.1 rating vs. 0.9 rating), LIVE grew over the same week last year in all 4 weeks of September. In addition, LIVE posted the largest year-over-year gains in both key Women demos among the syndicated talk shows.

On average for the 2012-13 season to date, LIVE with Kelly and Michael is up over the comparable weeks last season by 7% in Women 25-54 and by 10% in Women 18-49, marking its strongest start to a season in 4 years  since the 2008-09 season.

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.