Upstart talker was 1st show to top 'Live' in Gotham

WABC’s “Live with Regis & Kathie Lee” claimed victory again over WPIX’s “Jerry Springer Show” at 9 a.m. in Gotham last week.

“Live” averaged a 5.1 household rating and 19 share on WABC New York last week, compared to a 4.5/17 for “Springer” on WPIX.

For the week of April 13, “Springer” became the first show to top “Live” on its home turf in recent memory, although it probably benefited from increased tune-in from Gotham-area schoolchildren, who were on spring break that week. Last week, “Live” handily beat “Springer” on each day but Thursday.

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