The second post-Oscars broadcast of "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" delivered a 3.9 rating, 11 share in Households across the U.S. metered markets, marking the show's highest-rated telecast of the season (tied with the debut telecast of Strahan as co-host on Sept. 4). This year's post-Oscars show was up over the prior year's broadcast by 8 percent in Homes (3.6/12 on 2/27/12).
On Monday, despite its early time periods with lower overall TV usage levels, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" stood as TV's No. 1 syndicated talk show in HH and Women 25-54 (2.0/14), holding double-digit advantages over both "Ellen" (3.1/8 and 1.7/10) and "Dr. Phil" (3.1/8 and 1.3/7).
In Households, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ranked No. 1 in its time period in 13 of the Top 15 U.S. metered markets, including the Top 2 U.S. markets: New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, D.C., Atlanta, Houston, Detroit, Seattle, Tampa and Minneapolis.
In New York at 9 a.m., "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" soared to a winning 4.5/16 in HH, more than doubling its nearest competitor in the hour.
Emmy Award-winning "LIVE" airs in more than 200 markets across the U.S. Visit "LIVE" on the Web at www.LIVEKellyandMichael.com, on Facebook, or follow "LIVE" on Twitter @KellyandMichael.