Lots of Post Gains Talk Shows

Talk Shows made the most Nielsen noise in the session ended June 12 with seven of the top 10 comics rising.

Dr Phildespite being in repeat, strengthened 7% to a national Nielsen rating of 1.5 live plus on the same day, tying a stability Live with Kelly and Ryan for first place in the hotly contested category.

Kelly Clarksonby far the most honored show of Saturday’s 49e The annual Creative Arts & Lifestyle Emmy Awards were sharp, climbing 13% for the week and the year to 0.9.

Other great note movers included Tamron Hallwhich increased by 17% in households and 50% in the key women 25-54 demo. Rachel Ray and Maury also rose by 17.

Compared to last year, the best winner in the top 10 was Drew Barrymorewhich jumped 25% from the same week in 2021. Barrymore was also syndication’s second-biggest Emmy winner on Saturday.

Judge Judy, who topped field shows for 1,342 weeks, remained the daytime champion with a peak of 10% to hit a five-week high of 4.6. It was the third highest rated entry in syndication.

Danger leading the ranking at 5.2 followed by family quarrel to 5.1.

The top talk shows of the week among women 25-54 were:

  • Dr Phil (0.5, +25% vs. previous week), tied with Living with Kelly and ryan (0.5, unchanged)

In the household rankings that follow, the percentage change is from the previous week; * indicates a new high score for the season; ** indicates a new low season; NC indicates no change from previous week; NA means not applicable.


Dr Phil (VMC) 1.5 +7%

Live with Kelly and Ryan (Disney-ABC) 1.5 NC

The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBCUs) 0.9 +13%

Ellen Degeneres (WBDTD) 0.8 +14%

Maury (NBCUs) 0.7 +17%

Rachel Ray (VMC) 0.7 +17

Tamron Hall (Disney-ABC) 0.7 +17%

wendy williams (Debmar-Mercury) 0.6 NC

Steve Wilkos (NBCUs) 0.8 +20%

Drew Barrymore (CMV) 0.5 NF

The good dish (Sony) 0.3NF

Nick Cannon (CMV) 0.3 NF

jerry springer (NBCU) 0.3NC

The truth (WBDTD) 0.2 -33%

The doctors (CMV) 0.2 NF


Judge Judy (VMC) 4.6 +10%

hot bench(CMV) 1.3 NF

people’s court (WBDTD) 0.8 NC

Judge Mathis (WBDTD) 0.5 NC

Judge Jerry (NBCU) 0.4NC

divorce court (Fox first run) 0.4 NC

Relative Justice (EW Media Group) 0.3 -25%


Danger (VMC) 5.2 +8%

family quarrel (Debmar-Mercure/FMNA) 5.1 +4%

Wheel of Fortune (VMC) 4.5 +2%

You bet your life (Fox first pass) 0.8 +14%

25 words or less (Fox first run) 0.6 -14%

funny you should ask(Entertainment Studios) 0.4 NC


Interior Edition (VMC) 2.1 +11%

entertainment tonight (CMV) 2.0 NF

TMZ (Fox first run) 0.7 NC

Go to Hollywood (NBCU) 0.7NC

in addition (WBDTD) 0.6 NC

Daily Mail TV (CMV) 0.5 NF

Dish Nation (Fox first run) 0.2 NC


The Big Bang Theory (WBDTD) 1.8 -5%

Last man standing (Disney-ABC) 1.1 NC

Young Sheldon (WBDTD) 0.8 NC

modern family (Disney-ABC) 0.7 NC

two and a half men (WBDTD) 0.7 NC

The Goldbergs(Sony) 0.7NF

family guy (Disney-ABC) 0.7 NC

Seinfeld (Sony) 0.6NF

Mike and Molly (WBDTD) 0.5 NC

Blackish (Disney-ABC) 0.5 NC


Weekly deadline (NBCUs) 3.8 -3%

Law and Order: SVU (NBCUs) 1.5 +15%

chicago fire (NBCUs) 1.2 -8%

Chicago PD (NBCU) 1.1NC

Monk (NBCU) 1.0 NC

Castle (Disney-ABC) 0.8 NC

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