Tyra Banks’ ‘FABLife’ Launches as Top Syndicated Freshman Show

Debut week bests “Hollywood Today Live” by 150 percent in household ratings

It’s a “FABLife” for Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen and co., indeed.

The new nationally syndicated talker finished its debut week as the No. 1 syndicated freshman show U.S. metered market households. The new series bested “Crime Watch Daily” by 25 percent, “Hollywood Today Live” by 150 percent and “Crazy Talk” by 233 percent.

Per Nielsen’s local people meters, “FABLife” also ranked as the No. 1 new show among women 25-54, its key demographic.

“FABLife” grew Friday from Thursday’s show by 25 percent in the main demo, coming within one-tenth of a ratings point of last Monday’s debut telecast. The show was even with the prior day in households.

On average during the week, “FABLife” ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the main demo in three of the Top 10 U.S. Markets: Chicago (No. 2), San Francisco (No. 2) and Atlanta (No. 1).