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Katie Couric crushes rivals

Katie Couric won the battle of the new daytime TV talk shows, scoring the highest ratings for any such debut in 10 years.

"Katie," the nationally syndicated lifestyle venture from the former CBS news anchor and "Today" show host, crushed the premieres on Monday of Ricki Lake and "Survivor" host Jeff Probst, as well as the one by comedian Steve Harvey last week, according to early Nielsen ratings.

Featuring interviews with singer Sheryl Crow and Jessica Simpson, "Katie" was first in its time period in the top TV markets of New York and Los Angeles, and first or second in the 13 other biggest U.S. cities.

by Anonymousreply 2511/18/2012

Couric's 2.8 household rating was 250 percent higher than that of Lake, and 150 percent higher than Probst's. A single ratings point represents 1 percent of the estimated 115.9 million television households in the United States.

by Anonymousreply 109/11/2012

I still don't want to watch her show.

by Anonymousreply 209/11/2012

I give her a lifetime pass for embarrasing that creature from Alaska.

by Anonymousreply 309/11/2012

Barbra Streisand is going to be a guest on Katie's show next week.

by Anonymousreply 409/11/2012

Yawn. Who cares?

Her audience is unemployed people or old, retired people. Be still my undesireable demographic heart.

by Anonymousreply 509/11/2012

R3, I do give her lots of credit for that, but I just can't watch her show.

by Anonymousreply 609/11/2012

Jeff Probst has a daytime show? Really?

by Anonymousreply 709/11/2012

Let's put her up against Honey Boo Boo and then see how she does!

by Anonymousreply 809/11/2012

[quote]I give her a lifetime pass for embarrasing that creature from Alaska.

I agree. After that interview, the entire planet knew Palin was an idiot.

by Anonymousreply 909/12/2012

Omg now she's never going to go away.

by Anonymousreply 1009/12/2012

You mean she did not flash her colon on her first show?

by Anonymousreply 1109/12/2012

Steve Harvey was hilarious today. He had a gay decorator on and had the gay panic act down pat.

by Anonymousreply 1209/12/2012

Fame Whore

by Anonymousreply 1309/12/2012

Why no love for Wendy Williams? She had Scissor Sisters on her first show this season

by Anonymousreply 1409/12/2012

[quote]Why no love for Wendy Williams?

Wow! You really hit on something here. No doubt, everyone at DL hates her. So glad you brought that to everyone's attention.

by Anonymousreply 1509/12/2012

Now there's a fun, dishy girl...Wendy!

by Anonymousreply 1609/12/2012

Have to be in mood for WW, she's a acquired taste I suppose

by Anonymousreply 1709/13/2012

Her ratings have tanked since her debut. The show is such a low-rent copy of Oprah...

by Anonymousreply 1809/25/2012

Are the production values low rent, too?

by Anonymousreply 1909/25/2012

I'm watching the Barbra Streisand show right now. Barbra needs a stylist - STAT! She looks like an idiot in a shirt and tie with a long skirt and boots. Oy.

by Anonymousreply 2009/25/2012

I watch Wendy

by Anonymousreply 2109/25/2012

What's wrong with DL these days?! Barbra Fuckin Streisand was on Katie today and there's not a thread of its own about this?! Or the very least 100 posts here about how she was dressed, how her face looked, her attitude or, most important, the fact that she will be singing live with her son, Jason, in concert next month?! Puzzling and disheartening.

by Anonymousreply 2209/25/2012

r22, we are tired of both Barbra Fuckin Streisand and Katie Fuckin Couric being foisted upon us.

by Anonymousreply 2309/25/2012

Most of the elderer gays are dead

by Anonymousreply 2410/04/2012

I love how she crushes Glenn Beck in this interview.

by Anonymousreply 2511/18/2012
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