Katie Suffers Lowest Rated Week Since Talk Show’s Debut
Katie Couric’s talk show Katie continues to decline in the ratings. According to Broadcasting & Cable, Katie dropped six percent in the live plus same day household rating category for the week ending October 7. However, Katie remained atop all other new talk shows that premiered this season.
Disney-ABC's Katie continues to lead the rookie talkers, but the show had its lowest-rated week yet, dropping 6% to a 1.7 live plus same day household rating, according to Nielsen Media Research, in the week ended Oct. 7.
The ratings struggles for Katie come amid reports executive producer Jeff Zucker is exploring other opportunities. Reportedly, the freshman talk show is already hunting for a replacement.