Michael Strahan Debuts On ‘Good Morning America’: Video

Live With Kelly And Michael co-host Michael Strahan stopped by Good Morning America this morning to talk about his gig with the show, making sure to say “couple days a week” several times to calm Live! fans’ fears. Expect to see Strahan mostly in GMA’s  first hour, … Read More »

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‘Dr. Phil’ Tops November Sweep Among Syndicated Talk Shows; ‘Katie’ Top Rookie

By | Wednesday December 5, 2012 @ 12:03pm PST

For the first time in his 11 years on the air, Dr. Phil has won the November sweep for syndicated talk shows. The CBS Television Distribution advice show earned a 3.2 rating with an average audience of 4.303 million during the sweep, which ran from October 25-November 21. While the rating was flat with last year, its audience was up 2% from the 2001 November sweep and saw 6% growth to take the lead in the women 25-54 demographic.

Katie topped the freshman crowd with a 1.9 rating, finishing fifth overall. Dr. Phil was followed by last year’s leader Live With Regis & Kelly, which is now Live With Kelly And Michael. The Disney-ABC Domestic TV’s Live received a 2.7 rating during the period, down 18% from the 3.3 the show got last year when long-time host Regis Philbin bid farewell. Live had an average audience this year of 3.485 million, down from 4.385 million during the November 2011 sweep. Ellen came in third with a 2.6 rating, up 4% from last year’s 2.5; the show’s 2012 sweep audience grew to 3.463 million from 2011’s 3.353 million. Maury and the Dr. Oz Show were tied for fourth with a 2.4 rating. That’s the same as last year for Maury and a 14% drop from last year’s 2.8 for Dr. Oz. Maury saw its average audience fall 4% to 3.227 million, while the Dr. Oz Show saw its audience decline to 3.203 million from 3.705 million.

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Ann Romney Hitting ‘The View’ On Oct. 18, Michelle Obama On ‘Live With Kelly & Michael’ Next Day

By | Monday October 15, 2012 @ 11:22am PDT

The same day President Obama will be on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Ann Romney is set to sit down for the first … Read More »

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SNL: ‘Live With Kelly & Michael’ Cold Open

By | Sunday September 23, 2012 @ 1:57am PDT

I don’t think this even begins to demonstrate how bad this show is now:

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‘Ellen’ Tops All Syndicated Talk Shows Last Week, ‘Katie’ Leads Newcomers

By | Monday September 17, 2012 @ 1:42pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show won bragging rights for the official fall syndication premiere week. Ellen averaged a 2.9 household rating/8 share and a 1.8/11 in women 25-54 in the metered markets, improving on its September 2011 average by a big 45% in households and 64% in women 25-54, in part thanks to a stronger lead-in on the NBC stations from newbie Steve Harvey. Ellen also was pretty steady through the week, starting with a 3.1 HH rating for its 10th-season premiere and finishing with a 2.9 on Friday. Read More »

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Mitt Romney Wants Gene Hackman To Play Him In A Movie

By | Friday September 14, 2012 @ 2:04pm PDT

They don’t really look alike, but that’s who Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said on a taping of Live! With Kelly And Michael today he’d like to see play him on the big screen. After noting that … Read More »

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‘Katie’ Stabilizes; ‘Ellen’ & ‘Live!’ Still Lead

By | Thursday September 13, 2012 @ 11:43am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

After a 18% drop in its first post-premiere airing, Katie stopped the erosion in its third outing yesterday (2.3/7 in metered markets households). The show matched its Tuesday household rating. Ellen (2.8/8) and Live! With Kelly And Read More »

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‘Live! With Kelly And Michael’ Scores In Opener, ‘Steve Harvey’ Solid In Series Debut

By | Wednesday September 5, 2012 @ 10:13am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

The premiere of the newly-rechristened Live! With Kelly And Michael yesterday scored an impressive 3.9 household rating/13 share in the metered markets. The show, which introduced former NFL star Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa’s new permanent co-host, was up 24% … Read More »

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‘Live!’ Officially Unveils Michael Strahan As Co-Host And New Name

By | Tuesday September 4, 2012 @ 6:46am PDT
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Michael Strahan Kelly Ripa LiveKelly Ripa this morning officially introduced NFL star and Fox NFL Sunday broadcaster Michael Strahan as her new co-host on Live! With Kelly. The talk show has been renamed Live! With Kelly And Read More »

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