Ratings Report for the Week of March 25, 2013
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is the Week's No. 2 Talk Show in Homes and Viewers
"LIVE" Grows Over the Year-Ago Week for the 2nd Straight Week
For the Season, "LIVE" Tops "Ellen" to Rank as the No. 2 Talker in Key Measures
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" National Ratings
Based on National ratings for the week of March 25, 2013, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households (2.5 rating), Total Viewers (3.271 million) and Women 25-54 (1.5 rating- tied).
* "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the same week last year (w/o 3/26/12) for the 2nd week in a row in Homes (+4%), Total Viewers (+6%) and across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).
On average for the 2012-13 season to date, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" stands as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households (2.6 rating) and Total Viewers (3.442 million), topping "Ellen" (2.5 rating and 3.379 million) in both Nielsen measures despite "LIVE's" early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels. In addition, "LIVE" ties "Ellen" as the season's No. 2 syndie talk show in Women 25-54 (1.6 rating).
* "LIVE" is up through the same 29 weeks last season by 7% in Women 25-54 to deliver its best performance through this point in a season in 5 years - since the 2007-08 season. The year-to-year growth for "LIVE" is even more impressive considering its year-ago average includes the high rated weeks leading up to the departure of Regis into the weeks of Kelly as a solo host last season. In addition, "LIVE" retains 100% of its year-ago numbers in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49, matching its strongest numbers through this point since 2007-08.
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 LIVEKellyandMichael.com, on Facebook, or follow "LIVE" on Twitter, @KellyandMichael.
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings (w/o 3/25/13, 3/18/13, 3/26/12 and 2012-13 STD = 9/10/12-3/31/13).