2.35 million viewers tuned in to daytime sensation “Steve Harvey” the week of Oct. 28, notching a series high for viewers P2+ and a series best 1.8 household rating —
Chicago, IL – November 12, 2013 – The laughs keep coming and the love keeps growing, as hit daytime show “Steve Harvey” reached new viewership heights for the week of October 28. Between October 28 and November 1, “Steve Harvey” delivered the highest number of viewers in the show’s history, as 2.35 million sought out Steve’s signature blend of comedy and common sense. During the same period, the show also scored its highest household rating to date with a series best national household rating of 1.8
“Viewers are continuing to discover our show in our second season and the authenticity and unique perspective that Steve brings to daytime,” said executive producer Alex Duda. “They are responding in record numbers to our mix of humor, heart and takeaway information and we look forward to continuing to deliver that every single day for our viewers.”
Recently nominated by the People’s Choice Awards as Favorite Daytime Talk Show Host, America’s favorite love and relationships guru Steve Harvey continues his second season with even more of what viewers have come to love – real people tackling the everyday topics that matter most in their lives: love, dating, relationships, parenting, personal style and more, all delivered with humor, heart and plenty of useful takeaway information. Upcoming episodes include Steve’s “Las Vegas Edition” featuring his biggest audience giveaway ever (Nov. 13), an all-male panel discussing Why Men Cheat (Nov. 15), and a special “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” themed week the week of Nov. 18 when Steve surprises unsuspecting fans every day of the week. Plus, on Wednesday Nov. 20, Steve sits down for a one-on-one interview with Joel Osteen.
About “Steve Harvey”
“Steve Harvey,” which has connected with millions with its blend of common sense advice and humor, is produced by Endemol USA with Steve Harvey, Alex Duda and Rushion McDonald serving as executive producers. The hit show is cleared in 98% of the country, including all of the NBC Owned Television Stations, and is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. “Steve Harvey” is taped before a live studio audience at the state-of-the-art HD NBC 5 studios in downtown Chicago.
About Endemol USA:
Endemol USA is a leading producer of television programming specializing in unscripted and scripted genres for network and cable television. David Goldberg is Chairman and CEO of Endemol North America. The studio produces hit series including “Big Brother” (CBS); “Wipeout” (ABC) “Freakshow” (AMC) and the syndicated daytime show “Steve Harvey.” They are also known for some of the most popular non-scripted primetime programming in North America, including “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and “Fear Factor.” Endemol USA launched Endemol Studios, a scripted television studio operation, in August, 2011. Scripted series include “Hell on Wheels” (AMC) and “Low Winter Sun” (AMC). Endemol USA’s subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment (“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”), 51 Minds (“Flavor of Love”), Original Media (“Comic Book Men”) and True Entertainment (“Real Housewives of Atlanta”). Endemol USA is a division of the Endemol Group, a leading international content developer, producer and distributor of television and online programming. The company, headquartered in the Netherlands, has over 80 subsidiaries and joint ventures in over 30 countries, including the major European markets, the U.S., Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa. Endemol is a privately held company. For more information, please visit www.endemolusa.tv.
About NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution:
The NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal product to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, to broadcast syndication. Current first-run broadcast syndicated programming includes “Access Hollywood,” “Access Hollywood Live,” “Maury,” “Steve Harvey,” “The Jerry Springer Show,” “The Steve Wilkos Show,” “Trisha Goddard” and weekend syndicated series “On the Money with Maria Bartiromo,” as well as “The Meredith Vieira Show” debuting in Fall 2014. Current off-network programming includes “30 Rock,” “House,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Monk” and “The Office.”
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