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“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Sweeps its Way to the Top During February Book

(March 3, 2016 – Burbank, CA) – In its 13th season, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” is once again the top talk show choice. “Ellen" ranks as the #1 rated Talk show across all overnight LPM markets (tying “Kelly & Michael”), while improving +7% over the prior year time period rating with Women 25-54 (1.5 rating vs. 1.4 Feb 15 TP rating).  “Kelly & Michael” was flat vs. year ago time periods and showed no growth over its lead-in.  Additionally, in the 14 consecutive major sweeps since Oprah’s last sweep (May 2011), “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” delivered the strongest rating gains over its lead-in among all talk shows (+88%: +0.7 over lead-in rating).

During the month of February, Ellen welcomed some incredible guests that included President Barack Obama, Adele, George Clooney, Ronda Rousey, Rebel Wilson and Kate Hudson.

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” now in its 13th season, continues to be the daytime destination for laughter, generosity and fun, highlighting Ellen’s one-of-a-kind humor, warmth and generosity, and featuring the biggest stars from television, film, music and more. The show has now earned an impressive total of 55 Daytime Emmy Awards. “Ellen” has become the place for today’s topical stories and a stage for the most viral sensations from around the world. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” premiered on September 8, 2003 and was the highest-rated freshman syndicated show of the 2003-2004 season. Originating from Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” is produced by A Very Good Production and WAD Productions, Inc. in association with Telepictures, an industry-leading and Emmy Award–winning producer of syndicated programming, and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Ellen DeGeneres, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner and Kevin A. Leman II serve as executive producers.

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