Richard Simmons and Ellen DeGeneres courtesy Warner Bros. Television Richard Simmons and Ellen DeGeneres courtesy Warner Bros. Television

With many daytime talkers in reruns, The Ellen DeGeneres Show capitalized on an opportunity and hit a season high the week ending Dec. 16, says the Reporter. Ellen also enjoyed the largest gain versus a year ago - nine percent.

Elsewhere, Rachael Ray tied its season high and witnessed a five percent YOY gain, while The Oprah Winfrey Show hit a season low, down five percent from the same week last year. Sounds like someone needs a visit from John Tra- vol-taaaaa!

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