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Lots Of Talk Shows Post Gains

Kelly Clarkson, easily the most honored show at Saturday’s 49th Annual Creative Arts & Lifestyle Emmy Awards, was sharp, advancing 13% for both the week ending June 12 and the year to a 0.9. And another big movers was Tamron Hall, which swelled 17% in households and 50% in the key women 25-54 demo.

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‘Family Feud’ Fights Its Way Back To First Among Games

It overtakes Jeopardy in the syndication ratings for the week ending June 5 that included Memorial Day.

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Ellen Says Goodbye With A Flourish

The last week of her talk show posts a new season high. Over the last two weeks, the show’s rating leapt 44% and it added an average 568,000 viewers each day.

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‘Ellen’ Comes On Strong As The End Nears

In its next-to-last week, the talker picks up 22% from a year ago.

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‘Entertainment Tonight’ Takes A Ratings Leap To Tie ‘Inside Edition’ For The Top Magazine Slot

It surged 16% from the previous frame to a five-week high 2.2 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating in the week ending May 8.

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‘Jeopardy’ Squeaks Out Another Overall Syndie Win

In the week ending May 1, the game show powered by Mattea Roach beat out Family Feud by a tenth of a ratings point.

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Tight Race For Tops In Talk

Dr. Phil leapt into a tie for place first with Live with Kelly and Ryan in the session ending April 24, picking up 14% from the prior frame and forging ahead 14% from the same week last year.

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‘Live With Kelly And Ryan’ Tops Once Again

The talk show is the scarce syndie to post an increase over the previous week.

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Syndies Take A Hit from Soccer And Supreme Court

Ratings for most shows in daytime were penalized by preemptions in the session ending April 10 as many hours of UEFA Champions League soccer and extensive coverage of Supreme Court Justice nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s final Senate confirmation vote prevented anything in syndication’s top tier from advancing.

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‘ET’ Shines In The Reflected Glow Of The Oscars

In the week ending April 3, Entertainment Tonight surged 28% from the prior session to a 2.3 live-plus-same-day national rating, racking up its biggest Nielsen score in two months.

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‘Judy’ Fights Off KBJ And NCAA Competition To Grow

The world’s most famous TV judge witnessed a 10% weekly surge to a daytime-leading 4.5 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating in the session ending March 27. Family Feud remained the game show leader (and overall syndication winner) with an unchanged 5.2.

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‘Family Feud’ Bounces Back To Top Of Syndication

Many shows were hit with preemption in the week ending March 20 due to college hoops and President Zelensky.

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‘Live With Kelly And Ryan’ Tops Talkers

While many strips struggled in the syndication ratings in the week ending March 13, Live leapt into undisputed possession of first place in the genre with a 6% spike from the week before to a 1.7.

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With No Olympics, ‘Access Hollywood’ Climbs Triple Digits

In the week ending Feb. 27, the entertainment magazine show shot up 100% from the prior week, moving up three slots and adding more than 600,000 viewers each day.

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‘Feud’ Again Tops Syndies, While ‘Live’ Leads Talkers

Family Feud continued to lead the game shows and all of syndication for a second week. Live with Kelly and Ryan shook off the Olympics competition and jumped 6% into sole possession of first place in talk.

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First Week Of Olympics Rocks Syndies

One prominent show that did not experience a severe decline due to the Olympics preemptions, schedule changes and sharply upgraded competition was the renamed Family Feud, which became the No. 1 game show in the nation and the overall syndication leader for the first time this calendar year.

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‘Jeopardy’ Gets Another Syndication Win Despite Amy Schneider’s Loss

The top-rated game show slipped 2% to a 6.5 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating, even though its champion contestant was upset in a last-second thriller on Jan.27 after 40 consecutive victories.

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Schneider’s ‘Jeopardy’ Swan Song Hits Sweet Note

Her last week atop the syndicated game delivered a 6.6 rating, an increase of 2% from the week before and a gain of 12% from last year at this time.

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‘Dr. Phil’ Has The Rx For Syndi Health

In the week ending Jan. 16, the talker hit a new season high, up 33% over the previous three weeks.

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Syndies Start Off 2022 With A Bang

Double-digit increases were the norm among the category leaders in first run in the week ending Jan 9.

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‘Jeopardy’ Edges Out ‘Feud’

It picked up 10% in the week ending Jan. 2 to squeak past a 6% higher Family Feud.

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Ratings Christmas Present For ‘Kelly And Ryan’

Despite being in repeats on two of the five days and dodging widespread preemptions for news of the verdict in the Kim Potter trial and the president’s remarks on COVID-19, Kelly and Ryan rolled to its strongest performance in seven months and was the only syndicated program to notch a new high.

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‘Family Feud’ Gets Fired Up

The Steve Harvey-hosted quizzer was syndication’s only top-tier strip to break into the plus column, climbing 4% to a five-week high 5.4 live-plus-same-day rating in the week ending Dec. 19.

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Good Gains For Some Gab Fests

Four of the top 10 talk shows posted double-digit ratings gains in the week ending Dec. 12: Ellen DeGeneres, Kelly Clarkson, Wendy Williams and Nick Cannon.

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‘Inside Edition’ Tops A Resurgent Pack Of Magazines

Many of the top five turned in double-digit advances in the week ending Dec. 5.

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‘Clarkson,’ ‘Hall’ Climb In Thanksgiving Week

The two talkers posted gains of 13% and 17%, respectively, in the holiday session ending Nov. 28.

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‘Wendy’ Subs Get The Job Done Again

The team of Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos who sat in for two of the five days, helped boost the talker 14% in the week ending Nov. 21.

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Top Talkers Are Syndication’s Bright Spot

Dr. Phil, Live with Kelly and Ryan and Ellen DeGeneres all set rating records in the week ending Nov. 14.

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‘Wendy’ Guest Host Sherri Shepherd Boosts Ratings

The 13% boost in the session ending Nov. 7 with Sherri Shepherd filling in was a new season best for the talker.

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‘Ellen’ Continues Its Winning Ways

It’s the only top talker to post gains in the session ending Oct. 31 and has grown 150% over the past 13 weeks in this its final season.

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‘Wendy Williams’ Takes A Leap In Season Debut

The 33% uptick for the guest-hosted premiere week was the most for any syndicated strip in the frame ending Oct. 24.

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‘Jeopardy’ Slips, But Still Takes Syndie’s Top Spot

Running a close second in the week ending Oct. 17 was Family Feud, separated by only two-tenths of a ratings point.

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Amodio Falls, But ‘Jeopardy’ Thrives

The game surged 7% from the prior frame to a new season high 5.9 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating, and easily topped all of syndication in the session ending Oct 10.

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‘Jeopardy’ Finds A Ratings Answer In Matt Amodio

The Yale doctoral student’s winning streak moved Jeopardy up 2% in the week ending Oct. 3.

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‘Family Feud’ Tops Games And Syndication

It was still No. 1 for the session ending Sept. 19 even though it dipped 5% from the previous frame. Jay Leno’s You Bet Your Life debuted with a 0.7.

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Double-Digit Drives For ‘Clarkson’ And ‘Hall’

Both talk shows scored double-digit increases in the week ending Aug. 29 despite being nearly or totally in reruns and facing plenty of daytime preemptions for breaking Afghanistan news.

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‘Family Feud’ Moves Up, Again Topping The Games

With the win in the week ending Aug. 22, it leads the category season-to-date with a 5.47 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating compared to Jeopardy at a 5.27 and Judge Judy at a 5.26.

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‘Jeopardy’ Scores With Joe Buck On The Mound

The first week of his guest host stint drives the game show up 16% from the week before to a 5.2, the show’s best performance since the week ending May 16.

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‘Live’ Comes Alive In Second Olympics Week

The morning favorite raced ahead 14% to a 1.6 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating, shrugging off the second and final Olympics week and blowing away its talk show competition for the 13th week in a row.

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Olympics Put A Torch To Syndie Ratings

Many shows retitled themselves in the session ending Aug. 1 so the lower numbers wouldn’t be included in their regular full-season averages.