‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Builds to a 6-Month High in Viewers and a 5-Month High in Households

Ratings Report: Week of Nov. 9, 2020 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Is the No. 1 Syndicated Talk Show for the 3rd Straight Week in Households and Women 25-54

Wednesday’s ‘Live’ Is the Show’s Most-Watched Single-Day Telecast Since April


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During the week of Nov. 9, 2020, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” soared over the prior week by double digits in Households (+11% – 2.0 rating vs. 1.8 rating) and Total Viewers (+10% – 2.786 million vs. 2.538 million) to deliver new season highs. In fact, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” scored its most-watched week in 6 months and posted its highest-rated week in Households in 5 months—since the weeks of 5/4/20 and 6/1/20, respectively. In addition, “Live” held even with the prior week among Women 25-54 (0.9 rating) to tie a season best.

For the 3rd week in a row, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” was the No. 1 syndicated talk show among Women 25-54 (0.9 rating), beating “Dr. Phil” by 29% (0.7 rating). “Live with Kelly and Ryan” also ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 3rd straight week in Households (2.0 rating), tying “Dr. Phil.” In fact, “Live” ranked or tied as the No. 1 syndicated talk show in 7 of the 10 weeks of the season to date in both Nielsen measures.

Wednesday’s telecast of “Live with Kelly and Ryan” on the Veteran’s Day holiday (on 11/11/20) was the show’s most-watched telecast (2.955 million) on any day since April—since Monday, 4/27/20.

“Live with Kelly and Ryan” held double-digit advantages over the 3rd hour of NBC’s “TODAY” across all key measures: Households (+18% – 2.0 rating vs. 1.7 rating), Total Viewers (+20% – 2.786 million vs. 2.326 million), Women 25-54 (+29% – 0.9 rating vs. 0.7 rating) and in the key news demo of Adults 25-54 (+17% – 0.7 rating vs. 0.6 rating).

In its 33rd season, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” is the season’s No. 1 daytime talk show—syndicated or network—among Women 25-54 (0.8 rating). In addition, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” outdraws “Dr. Phil” in Total Viewers (2.572 million vs. 2.563 million) to stand as the most-watched syndicated talk show of the season, marking the first time ever “Live” ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers.

“Live with Kelly and Ryan” is distributed in national syndication by Disney Media Networks. 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, Instagram, Twitter and SnapChat (@LiveKellyRyan).

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, weeks of 11/9/20 and 11/2/20 and 2020-2021 season (9/7-11/15/20). Beginning 8/31/20, National Program Ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.

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November 24, 2020 5:15pm ET by ABC Publicity  


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