LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Builds to Near 6-Month Highs
During the week of October 16, 2017, LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN grew over the prior week in Households (+5% - 2.3 rating vs. 2.2 rating) and for the 4th consecutive week in Total Viewers (+4% - 3.132 million vs. 3.020 million) to new season highs and the show's best performance since the first week of May - since the inaugural week of Ryan Seacrest as co-host (w/o 5/1/17).
"Live" beat "Ellen" in Households (+5% - 2.3 rating vs. 2.2 rating) and Total Viewers (+3% - 3.132 million vs. 3.043 million) to rank as the week's No. 2 Syndicated talk show, behind only "Dr. Phil."
In their fourth straight matchup (w/o 10/16/17), "Live with Kelly and Ryan" scored its largest advantages yet over NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today" in Households (+44% - 2.3 rating vs. 1.6 rating) and Total Viewers (+47% - 3.132 million vs. 2.129 million), while dominating "Megyn Kelly" by 43% among Women 25-54 (1.0 rating vs. 0.7 rating) and 60% with Adults 25-54 (0.8 rating vs. 0.5 rating).
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" outdelivered "Megyn Kelly" in 8 of the Top 10 U.S. Markets in Households: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston, San Francisco, Atlanta and Boston.
In their home market of New York, "Live" ranked No. 1 in the 9:00 a.m. hour, more than doubling "Megyn Kelly" head-to-head in Households (+158% - 3.1/11 vs. 1.2/4) and quadrupling the NBC show with Women 25-54 (+300% - 1.6/14 vs. 0.4/4).
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" is distributed in national Syndication by Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution. The show is produced by WABC-TV in New York and executive produced by Michael Gelman, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. Visit "Live" on the web (KellyandRyan.com), Facebook and Instagram (@LiveKellyandRyan), and Twitter and SnapChat (@LiveKellyRyan).
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