Katie Couric Talk Show Dominates Ratings

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•37 Sep 13, 2012

Katie Couric’s new talk show, Katie, earned far higher ratings this week than the debuts of competing programs hosted by Ricki Lake, Jeff Probst, and Steve Harvey, becoming the most watched daytime premiere since Dr. Phil first aired 10 years ago. What do you think?

  • “These numbers must be fake. There’s no way she beat all three of those juggernauts.”

    Beverly Charmatz –
    Harp Repairer

  • “What kind of soulless television executives would even schedule competing programs against America’s sweetheart?”

    Shane Nicastro –
    Coffee Roaster

  • “That was a savvy move of hers to be an attractive, charismatic woman.”

    Pierre Moriceau –
    Logging Superintendent

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