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September 21, 2021

‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Kicks Off Its 34th Season as Daytime’s Most-Watched Talk Show of the Week

Ratings Report: Week of Sept. 6, 2021 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Kicks Off Its 34th Season as Daytime’s Most-Watched Talk Show of the Week

‘Live’ Premieres as the Week’s No. 1 Syndicated Talk Show in All Key Measures


Hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest (right) welcome guest Jeff Daniels on the Sept. 10 edition of “Live with Kelly and Ryan.”

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During the week of Sept. 6, 2021, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” kicked off its 34th season as the most-watched daytime talk show – network or syndicated – in Total Viewers (2.465 million).


“Live with Kelly and Ryan” premiered as the week’s No. 1 syndicated talk show across all Nielsen measures: Households (1.7 rating), Total Viewers (2.465 million) and Women 25-54 (0.7 rating).


“Live with Kelly and Ryan” outdelivered the 3rd hour of NBC’s “TODAY” by 13% in Households (1.7 rating vs. 1.5 rating), by 11% in Total Viewers (2.465 million vs. 2.227 million) and by 40% with Women 25-54 (0.7 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 9/6/21.


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“Live with Kelly and Ryan”

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Barbara Warren

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