Ratings Report: Week of September 8, 2014
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is the Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talker in Households
"LIVE" Grows Over Premiere Week in Homes to Equal a 21-Week High
"LIVE" Posts Gains Over the Year-Ago Week for the 2nd Straight Week
In Homes and Viewers to Earn its Strongest 2-Week Start in 7 Years
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
Despite its early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 syndicated talk show in Households (2.8 rating) during the week of September 8, 2014, tying the opening week of "Ellen" (2.8 rating).
· Building over its premiere week by 4% in Homes, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" matched a 21-week high - since the week of 4/4/14. "LIVE" also grew by 4% week to week in Total Viewers (3.717 million vs. 3.586 million) to draw its largest overall audience since May - since w/o 5/19/14.
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the year-ago week for the 2nd week in a row in Households (+4%) and Total Viewers (+7%). In fact, "LIVE" is off to its strongest 2-week start in 7 years in both Homes (2.7 rating) and Viewers (3.654 million) - since the 2007-08 season.
"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 9/8/14, 9/1/14 & 9/9/13