Press Release

October 12, 2021

‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Grows Over the Prior Week Across All Key Measures

Ratings Report: Week of Sept. 27, 2021

(National Live+Same Day Program Ratings)


‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Grows Over the Prior Week Across All Key Measures


‘Live’ Ranks as the No. 1 Syndie Talker for the 4th Straight Week in Women 25-54


‘Live’ Outdelivers the Final Season of ‘Ellen’ by 89% in Households

During the week of Sept. 27, 2021, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” grew over the prior week across all key Nielsen measures: Households (+6% – 1.7 rating vs. 1.6 rating), Total Viewers (+2% – 2.432 million vs. 2.385 million) and Women 25-54 (+17% – 0.7 rating vs. 0.6 rating). In fact, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” was one of only two daytime talk shows – network or syndicated – to post week-to-week gains in Housholds (+6%), along with “Tamron Hall.”


“Live with Kelly and Ryan” ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 4th consecutive week in Women 25-54 (0.7 rating), tying “Dr. Phil.”


On average for the 2021-2022 season to date, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” stands as the No. 1 daytime talk show among Women 25-54 (0.7 rating), beating “Dr. Phil” by 17% (0.6 rating), while tying “Dr. Phil” for No. 1 in Households (1.7 rating).


“Live with Kelly and Ryan” outdelivers the final season of “Ellen” by enormous double-digit margins in Households (+89% – 1.7 rating vs. 0.9 rating), Total Viewers (+79% – 2.424 million vs. 1.354 million) and Women 25-54 (+75% – 0.7 rating vs. 0.4 rating).


“Live with Kelly and Ryan” beat the 3rd hour of NBC’s “TODAY” by 13% in Households (1.7 rating vs. 1.5 rating), by 19% in Total Viewers (2.432 million vs. 2.047 million), by 17% with Women 25-54 (0.7 rating vs. 0.6 rating) and by 20% with Adults 25-54 (0.6 rating vs. 0.5 rating).


About “Live with Kelly and Ryan”
“Live with Kelly and Ryan” is distributed in national syndication by Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution. 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 (, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat (@LiveKellyRyan).


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+Same Day Program Ratings, week of 9/27/21 and 9/20/21 and 2021-2022 season (9/6-10/3/21).


Media Contact:
Barbara Warren
“Live with Kelly and Ryan”

Media Relations

Barbara Warren

Vice President, Communications

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