Monday, Oct. 22: Yvette Nicole Brown and real estate expert Barbara Corcoran
Actress and comedian Yvette Nicole Brown (The Ugly Truth) kicks off the week as Anderson’s co-host. Then, joined by Barbara Corcoran, from CTV’s SHARK TANK they discuss the top three surprising dangers about buying a family home.
Tuesday, Oct. 23: Jane Velez-Mitchell and body language expert Janine Driver
Award-winning television journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell joins Anderson as a co-host and the pair discusses the latest headlines. Then, author and body language expert Janine Driver analyzes President Obama and Mitt Romney’s body language during the U.S. presidential debates.
Wednesday, Oct. 24:Lisa Ling
Journalist Lisa Ling joins Anderson to discuss the latest headlines. Then, Anderson reveals the new designer drug every parent needs to know about.
Thursday, Oct. 25: Martina McBride and Mike Wolfe
Grammy Award®-winning country music singer and songwriter Martina McBride co-hosts with Anderson, while antique collector Mike Wolfe (AMERICAN PICKERS), shares his #1 secret for discovering valuable treasures at garage sales.
Friday, Oct. 26: Suze Orman
Personal finance expert Suze Orman (THE SUZE ORMAN SHOW) co-hosts with Anderson and the pair conduct a financial intervention on a family in crisis, over out of control spending.
Ratings for the week ended October 7, 2012 ~
From Broadcasting and Cable
Syndication Ratings: 'Katie' Down, 'Probst' Up, as Rookie Syndies Settle In'Dr. Phil' remains top talker, with 'Live!' holding steady in second
Disney-ABC's Katie continues to lead the rookie talkers, but the show had its lowest-rated week yet, dropping 6% to a 1.7 live plus same day household rating, according to Nielsen Media Research, in the week ended Oct. 7.
Meanwhile, CTD's Jeff Probst was the only newbie to gain for the week, advancing 14% for the week to a 0.8 and hitting a new single-day high of 0.9 on Friday, Oct. 5, with an episode that featured NCIS star Pauley Perrette.
NBCU's Steve Harvey stayed steady at a 1.3, while Twentieth's Ricki Lake fell off 13% to a 0.7 and NBCU's Trisha dropped a tenth of a ratings point to a 0.4.
CTD's Dr. Phil remained talk's top show, averaging a 3.0, a 3% dip from the prior week but an 11% improvement over last October, and the biggest year-to-year increase of any talk show. The show also grew 7% from last year among women 25-54, leading talk's target demo at a 1.6.
Disney-ABC's Live! with Kelly and Michael, which last year was ranked third when Regis Philbin was still the host, is reclaiming its perennial second-place slot. Live! was the only talk show in the top-ten to gain from the prior week, rising 4% for the week and the year to a 2.6.
Warner Bros.' Ellen and Sony's Dr. Oz tied for third at a 2.3 each, with Ellen flat for the week and up 5% for the year. Oz, meanwhile, fell 4% for the week and 18% for the year, talk's largest year-to-year decline.
NBCU's conflict talker Maury was flat in fifth place at a 2.2. CTD's Rachael Ray receded 7% to a 1.4. CTD's The Doctors, NBCU's Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos all slipped 7% to a 1.3. Debmar-Mercury's Wendy Williams rose 10% to a 1.1. Warner Bros.' Anderson Live! gave back 9% to a 1.0. Debmar-Mercury's Jeremy Kyle was flat at a 0.5. (Please click on above link for full article)
From The Futon Critic ~
"Katie" Leads the Freshman Class of Syndie Talkers for the 4th Week in a Row
Based on National ratings for the week of October 1, 2012, "Katie" delivered the No. 1 position among all freshman and sophomore syndicated talk shows for the 4th straight week with Households (1.7 rating), Total Viewers (2.3 million) and Women 25-54 (1.0 rating). During the week, "Katie" topped freshman "Steve Harvey" (1.3 HH rating, 1.8 million viewers and 0.9 W25-54 rating), "Jeff Probst" (0.8 HH rating, 990,000 viewers and 0.4 W25-54 rating), "Ricki Lake" (0.7 HH rating, 949,000 viewers and 0.5 W25-54 rating) and "Trisha" (0.4 HH rating and 581,000 viewers and 0.3 W25-54 rating), as well as besting sophomore "Anderson Live" (1.0 HH rating, 1.3 million viewers and 0.6 W25-54 rating). (Please click on link for full article)
Note: We included "The Futon Critic article because it gives actual viewer numbers and the demo rating this week. For those interested, in the same week last year, "Anderson" had a 1.2 HH rating.