Monday, January 21: Co-Host Meghan McCain, Alert: New Dating Service Controversy and '1600 Penn' Star Josh Gad
Tuesday, January 22: Co-Host 'The People's Court' Judge Marilyn Milian, 'Anderson Live' Investigates: 5 New Retail Rip-Offs and Superfan Candace's Inauguration Adventure
Wednesday, January 23: Co-Host 'America's Supernanny: Family Lockdown's Deborah Tillman, Family in Crisis: America's Supernanny to the Rescue and 'American Horror Story: Asylum' Star Sarah Paulson
Thursday, January 24: Co-Host Rosie Perez, 'Anderson Live' Alert: High-Risk Online Profiles and 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Star Liam McIntyre
Friday, January 25: Co-Host 'Good Day L.A.'s' Maria Sansone, Buyer Beware: Are You Getting What You Pay For? and Frugal Friday: #1 Secret to Bargaining / Animal Planet's 'Gator Boys'
Ratings for week ended January 6, 2013 ~
From Broadcasting & Cable:
Syndication Ratings: 'Family Feud' Celebrates New Year With Season-High 5.1'Live!' leads talkers for third week in a row
Live! led the talk shows for the third consecutive week, although the show, which aired mostly repackaged episodes, slipped 7% compared to the prior week. Live! also was tops in the key women 25-54 demo with a 1.6.
CTD's Dr. Phil climbed 13% to a second-place 2.6. Warner Bros.' Ellen added 10% to a 2.3, tying Sony Pictures Television's Dr. Oz, which improved 5% for the week. NBCU's Maury dipped 8% to a 2.2.
CTD's Rachael Ray took a 6% breather to a 1.6 after three straight weeks of increases. NBCU's Steve Wilkos fell back 6% from the series high it set the week before to a 1.5. CTD's The Doctors held firm at a 1.4, tying NBCU's Jerry Springer, which dropped 7% to a 1.4. Warner Bros.' Anderson Live climbed 9% to a 1.2, while Debmar-Mercury's Wendy Williams weakened 8% to a 1.1, followed by Debmar-Mercury's Jeremy Kyle, which was flat at a 0.5.
Among talk's newcomers, Disney-ABC's Katie clocked its strongest ratings since mid-November, growing 6% for the week to a 1.9, even though the show was in repeats for the week. Most syndicated shows broke the low-rated New Year's Day out of their weekly ratings average; Katie also broke out New Year's Eve.
NBCU's Steve Harvey pushed ahead 8% to a 1.4 after its return for a second season was confirmed. CTD's Jeff Probst was steady at a 0.8. Twentieth's Ricki Lake remained at a 0.7, while NBCU's Trisha Goddard gave back 20% to a 0.4.