Ratings Report, Week of May 1, 2017
(Live + Same Day U.S. Metered Market Ratings)
The Inaugural Week of 'LIVE with Kelly and Ryan' Posts 9-Week Highs
'LIVE with Kelly and Ryan' Is the Week's No. 1 Syndie Talker in Women 25-54
'LIVE Outdelivers 'Ellen' by 8% in Homes and 10% in Women 25-54
In New York, 'LIVE' Ranks No. 1 at 9 a.m. in HHs Over NBC's 'Today Show 2'
"LIVE with Kelly and Ryan" (w/o 5/1/17)
During its inaugural week (w/o 5/1/17), the newly rechristened "LIVE with Kelly and Ryan" shot up over the prior week by 18% in Households (2.6/9 vs. 2.2/8) to score the show's highest-rated week in 9 weeks, while soaring week to week by 22% among Women 25-54 (1.1/9 vs. 0.9/7) to match a 9-week high - since the show's post-Oscars week in February (w/o 2/27/17).
· "LIVE with Kelly and Ryan" was the week's No. 1 syndicated talk show in Women 25-54 (1.1/9), beating "Dr. Phil" by 22% (0.9/6) and "Ellen" by 10% (1.0/7). In addition, "LIVE with Kelly and Ryan" ran neck-and-neck with "Dr. Phil" for No. 1 in Households, with just 1-tenth of a rating point between the two programs (2.6/9 vs. 2.7/8), while also topping "Ellen" by 8% (2.4/7).
· In its home market of New York, "LIVE with Kelly and Ryan" won its time period in Households by 82% over NBC's "Today Show 2" head-to-head in the 9:00 a.m. hour (3.1/11 vs. 1.7/6).
"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), Twitter (@LiveKellyRyan) and Snapchat (LiveKellyRyan).
Source: The Nielsen Company, Weighted, U.S. Metered Market Live + Same Day Ratings (w/o 5/1/17).