KATIE COURIC BEATS ALL OTHER NEW TALK SHOWS
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Katie Couric's premiere on Monday had the best ratings of any new talk show since Dr. Phil in 2002. Couric scored a 2.8 rating with guests Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow. Far behind was the premiere of the Jeff Probst show with a 1.0 rating. Ricki Lake opened with a weak 0.6 rating. Steve Harvey's new show premiered last week and has been performing well with an average 1.5 rating for his first five days.
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STEVE HARVEY'S BIG DEBUT
Thursday, September 06, 2012
Steve Harvey beat all of the new talk shows out of the gate and the move paid off. Tuesday's premiere scored a 1.5 rating, the best debut rating for a daytime talker since Dr. Oz in 2009. In NYC, Steve Harvey improved 375 percent from its lead-in, the cancelled Nate Berkus show. Steve Harvey will get a ton of competition next week when several other new talk shows debut. Ricki Lake, Katie Couric and Jeff Probst all launch on Monday. Most talk/court shows will also return on Monday. Ellen will start season 10 of her talk show. Wendy Williams will begin her new season with a new set. Dr. Phil will talk exclusively with the best friend of Trayvon Martin's killer. Dr. Oz will have have First Lady Michelle Obama on his show. There is more competition than ever in daytime. It will be interesting to see which shows make it thru this season.
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