Ratings Report: Week of September 22, 2014
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" is the No. 2 Syndie Talker,
Beating "Ellen" for the 2nd Week in a Row in All Key Measures
"LIVE" Matches its Best Performance Yet This Season
"LIVE" Builds For the 2nd Straight Year to its Strongest First 4 Weeks in 7 Years
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
During the week of September 22, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked as the No. 2 syndicated talk show for the 2nd week in a row in Households (2.8 rating), Total Viewers (3.689 million) and Women 25-54 (1.4 rating), beating "Ellen" (2.5 rating, 3.324 million and 1.2 rating) in all three Nielsen measures. In fact, "LIVE" delivered its largest advantage over "Ellen" this season among Women 25-54, increasing its lead to 17% (versus 8% the prior week).
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" held steady week to week in Households (2.8 rating) and Women 25-54 (1.4 rating) to equal season highs. Thursday's show (on 9/25/14), featuring guests Sofia Vergara and Terry Crews, was "LIVE's" highest-rated single-day telecast so far this season in both Homes (3.0 rating) and Women 25-54 (1.7 rating).
· "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" grew over the year-ago week for the 4th consecutive week in Households (+4%) and Total Viewers (+7%). In fact, "LIVE" is up for the 2nd consecutive year to its strongest 4-week start in 7 years in both Homes (2.8 rating) and Viewers (3.691 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 9/22/14, 9/15/14 & 9/23/13