Syndication Ratings: Magazines Shine in Light of Golden Globes
Rookies 'Anderson,' 'Big Bang' continue their rolls, both hitting series highs
Warner Bros.' closely-watched rookie talker, Anderson, continued its growth spurt, adding 7% in households for a series high 1.6 for the second week in a row. Anderson ratings have grown 33% in the past two weeks.*
The top veteran talkers were stable. CTD's Dr. Phil notched its 13th win this season at a 3.2, flat for the week but up 10% from last year at this time. Sony's Dr. Oz and Disney-ABC's Live! with Kelly each held steady at a 3.0 and 2.7, respectively.
In fourth place, NBCU's Maury added 8% to a new season-high 2.6. Warner Bros.' Ellen improved 4% to a 2.5. CTD's Rachael Ray finally backed off of its season high, easing 6% to a 1.7. CTD's The Doctors was flat at a 1.6, tying NBCU's Jerry Springer, which tacked on 7%. NBCU's Steve Wilkos shot up 15% to a new season-high 1.5, while Debmar-Mercury's Wendy Williams fell back to earth, dropping 14% to a 1.2. Sony's Nate Berkus, which will end its run after this season, sank 9% to a new season-low 1.0.
* Blogger's Note: To bring a little perspective to the Anderson ratings have grown 33% in the past two weeks statement. Anderson's ratings two week's ago were 1.2, tying the show's lowest of the season. Last week ratings increased to 1.5, tying the show's highest of the season. This week's rating of 1.6 is a series high. The percentage is a little misleading because the numbers are all small and the two week increase is from the series low to the series high all over that last two weeks. Most of the year, the ratings have stayed in the 1.3 to 1.4 range. Percentages are often misleading, so for ratings comparisons, it's best to look at the actual numbers.
From TV by the Numbers ~
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