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by TV News Desk
Based on National ratings for the week of December 10, 2012, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael's" Holiday Hits Week was up over the prior week in Households (+4% - 2.6 rating vs. 2.5 rating) to deliver in its best rating since early November - since the week of 11/5/12. In addition, "LIVE" saw week-to-week gains during its Holiday Hits Week in Total Viewers (+4% - 3.415 million vs. 3.270 million) and both Women 18-49 (+9% - 1.2 vs. 1.1) and Women 25-54 (+7% - 1.5 vs. 1.4), turning in its best performance in 4 weeks - since w/o 11/12/12.
On average for the 2012-13 season to date, "LIVE" is up through the same weeks last season by 14% in Women 18-34 and retains 100% of its year-ago delivery in Women 18-49 to match its strongest performance through this point in a season in 5 years - since the 2007-08 season. In fact, "LIVE" delivers the largest growth of any syndicated talk show this season among Women 18-34. The year-to-year growth for "LIVE" becomes even more impressive considering its year-ago averages include the highly promoted and high rated weeks leading up to the departure of Regis last November.
Emmy Award-winning talk show "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, @KellyandMichael.