Monday, October 29: Co-Host Ashleigh Banfield, Scam Alert: Hidden Camera Investigation on Repair Ripoffs and Adam Levine from ‘The Voice’
Tuesday, October 30: Co-Host Iyanla Vanzant (OWN's 'Iyanla, Fix My Life') , True Crime Tuesday Exclusive: Teacher Convicted for Having Group Sex with Students Speaks Out from Behind Bars
Wednesday, October 31: Anderson's Halloween Spooktacular with Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth, Creepy Crawly Halloween Treats with Chef Andrew Zimmern (Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods') and Mommy Ghost Hunters: Two Suburban Moms Go Searching for Ghosts.
Thursday, November 1: Co-Host Deborah Norville ("Inside Edition"), Kim Noble: Mom Living with Over 20 Different Personalities / Amber Riley ('Glee')
Friday, November 2: Co-Host Nancy Grace, Denzel Washington & Cast of 'Flight', 'RHOA' stars Phaedra and Porsha and Frugal Friday Moneysaving Tip of the Week
Ratings for the week ended October 14th ~
From Broadcasting and Cable
Syndication Ratings: After-Life Gives 'Katie' a Boost in This LifeTalker hits single-day high with appearance from TLC's 'Long Island Medium' Theresa Caputo
Disney-ABC's Katie hit its highest single-day rating thus far, a 2.3 live plus same day national household rating on Columbus Day, Oct. 8, up 35% from the prior week with a show on the after-life, featuring TLC's Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo.
Katie was up for the week as well, adding 12% to a 1.9 in the week ended Oct. 14. That's the show's best performance since debuting at a 2.0 in the week ended Sept. 16. Among daytime's key demographic of women 25-54, Katie improved 10% to a 1.1.
NBCUniversal's Steve Harvey, the second-highest rated rookie, remained steady at a 1.3 in households and grew 11% among women 25-54 to a 1.0. CBS Television Distribution's Jeff Probst fell back 13% to a 0.7, down the same amount that it gained in the prior week and tying Twentieth's Ricki Lake, which was flat. NBCU's new conflict talker, Trisha, cleared mostly on small independent stations and CW affiliates, rebounded 25% to a 0.5.
Turning to the established talkers, CTD's Dr. Phil remained on top despite dipping 7% for the week to a 2.8 in households. Phil also was steady among women 25-54 to a genre-leading 1.6, up 7% from last year. Disney-ABC's Live! with Kelly and Michael turned in a a strong second-place finish with an unchanged 2.6 in households, although up 4% from last year. Warner Bros.' Ellen, on track for its best season ever, grew 4% for the week and the year to a 2.4, tying Sony's Dr. Oz, which also was up 4% from the week before but down 14% from last year. NBCU's conflict talker Maury came in fifth at a flat 2.2.
CTD's Rachael Ray remained at a 1.4, tying CTD's The Doctors and NBCU's Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos, all three of which improved 8%.
Warner Bros.' Anderson Live! advanced 10% to a 1.1, tying Debmar-Mercury's Wendy Williams, which was flat. Debmar-Mercury's Jeremy Kyle was flat at a 0.5. (Please click on link for the full article.)
From The Futon Critic
A Surging "Katie" Once Again Beats All Freshman and Sophomore Syndicated Talkers
Based on National ratings for the week of October 8, 2012, "Katie" surged by double-digit percentages over the prior week to finish No. 1 among all freshman and sophomore syndicated talk shows for the 5th week in a row among Households (1.9 rating), Total Viewers (2.494 million) and Women 25-54 (1.1 rating). During the week, "Katie" defeated freshman "Steve Harvey" (1.3 HH rating, 1.806 million viewers and 1.0 W25-54 rating), "Jeff Probst" (0.7 HH rating, 944,000 viewers and 0.4 W25-54 rating), "Ricki Lake" (0.7 HH rating, 841,000 viewers and 0.5 W25-54 rating) and "Trisha" (0.5 HH rating, 659,000 viewers and 0.4 W25-54 rating), while continuing to pace well ahead of sophomore "Anderson Live" (1.1 HH rating, 1.452 million viewers and 0.7 W25-54 rating). (Please click on link for the full article.)
Note: For those interested; in the same week last season, 'Anderson' had a 1.3 HH rating.