During the 2013 February Sweep KATIE finished as the No. 1 freshman Syndicated talk show, leading runner-up "StEve Harvey" by double-digit percentages in Homes (+19% - 1.9 rating vs. 1.6 rating) and Total Viewers (+11% - 2.483 million vs. 2.237 million). In fact, "Katie" has ranked as TV's No. 1 new Syndicated talker for 25 consecutive weeks (on each week since its September 2012 debut).· During February, "Katie" retained 100% of its big 2012 November Sweep delivery in Homes and Women 25-54.· Season to date among the 18 syndie talkers on the market, newcomer "Katie" stands among the top-tier across key measures: Households (No. 6 - 1.9 rating), Total Viewers (No. 6 - 2.531 million) and Women 25-54 (No. 6 - 1.0 rating). And overall, "Katie" is TV's top new Syndicated talk show in 3 years - since "Dr. Oz" in 2009."Katie" is executive-produced by Katie Couric and Michael Morrison and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Co-executive producers are Kathy Samuels, Michael Bass, Matt Strauss and Ethan Nelson and the program is directed by Joseph Terry.Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, 1/31-2/27/13. Season to date rankings based on National Most Current Program Ratings 9/10/12-03/03/13/13.
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