Ratings Report: Week of March 10, 2014
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is Up Over the Same Week Last Year for the
12th Week in a Row in Homes and the 18th Straight Week in Total Viewers
"LIVE" Delivers its Strongest 27-Week Average in Households in 6 Years
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
During the week of March 10, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the week's No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households, beating "Ellen" (+12% - 2.9 rating vs. 2.6 rating) for the 12th straight week, despite "LIVE's" early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels. In addition, "LIVE" ranked No. 2 for the week in Total Viewers (3.868 million) and Women 25-54 (1.5 rating-tie), drawing an 8% larger overall audience than "Ellen" (3.577 million).
On average for the 2013-14 season to date, "LIVE" stands as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households (3.0 rating) and Total Viewers (3.945 million), topping "Ellen" (2.8 rating and 3.904 million) in both Nielsen measures.
· Posting solid double-digit gains over the year-ago week (w/o 3/11/13), "LIVE" was up year to year for the 12th straight week in Households (+16%) and for the 18th consecutive week in Total Viewers (+20%).
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is generating its biggest overall audience 27 weeks into a TV season in 7 years and is posting its strongest 27-week average in Households in 6 years - since the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons, respectively. Up over the comparable weeks last season by double-digits in Households (+12% - 2.9 rating vs. 2.6 rating) and Total Viewers (+13% - 3.923 million vs. 3.459 million), 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 3/10/14, 3/3/14 & 3/11/13, 2013-14 season=9/9/13-3/16/14.