Interview With Cleveland Kidnapping Victim Fuels Ratings Surge for 'Dr. Phil' Variety
"Dr. Phil" scored a season high with its two-day interview with Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight, reports Variety.
The two-part interview scored an identical 4.0 household rating/11 share on both Tuesday and Wednesday, which represents a season high, the story says.
Ratings in Cleveland were particularly high, with a 16.9 rating/34 share in the city, about four times the average from November 2012.
"Total viewer estimates won’t be available until later this month, but this week’s two-part interview figures to easily surpass 5 million," the piece adds.