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“The Jennifer Hudson Show” has become the No. 2 most-watched talk show among women ages 18 to 34 this season, behind only “Live with Kelly and Mark,” TheWrap can exclusively reveal.
This season, the daytime talk show also emerged as the No. 3 most-watched talk show among viewers 18-34, according to Nielsen live-plus-same-day, behind “Live with Kelly and Mark” and “The Kelly.” Clarkson Show.” “The Jennifer Hudson Show” is currently tied with “Sherri” as the third most watched talk show in the 18-34 demo.
While “The Jennifer Hudson Show” was the 10th most-watched talk show among women ages 18 to 34 and the eighth most-watched talk show among viewers ages 18 to 34 last October, the talk show is up from last season increased by 43% among women ages 18 to 34 and a 33% increase among adults ages 18 to 34.
This season also saw impressive growth across the country: According to Nielsen numbers, the show increased its viewership by 100% among adults 18-34 on KTTV-TV in Los Angeles, WFLD-TV in Chicago and WATL-TV in Atlantic. “The Jennifer Hudson Show” also drives a 300% increase on WTFX-TV in Philadelphia.
To date, “The Jennifer Hudson Show” also maintained 94% of its previous viewership among adults 25 to 54, marking the second strong year-over-year gain among talk shows in the key demo, trailing only “The Kelly Clarkson.” Show”. 98% review retention. According to Nielsen numbers, the daytime talk show averages higher engagement than the syndicated talk show average of 83%.
“The Jennifer Hudson Show,” whose final season premiered Oct. 2, is produced by JHUD Productions and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Telepictures and distributed in national syndication by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.
Hudson hosts and produces the daytime talk show alongside EPs Mary Connelly, Andy Lassner, Corey Palent, Graehme Morphy and Walter Williams III. LaNeé Griffin serves as co-executive producer of the show.