Tom Cruise Brings Rosie a Belated Valentine--Sky-High Ratings for His February

February 19, 1998

18 Visit to The Rosie O'Donnell Show Superstar and object of Rosie O'Donnell's affections, Tom Cruise, paid "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" a visit on Wednesday, February 18 and walked away with an impressive 6.8/18 in the overnight markets--the show's second-highest rating of the season (Barbra Streisand's appearance on 11/21/97, which garnered an 10.2/26 in the metered markets, still holds first place). "The Rosie O'Donnell Show is currently originating from the historic Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank as part of "Rosie's L.A. Adventure," with the special Los Angeles-based episodes airing from February 2 - March 6.Chatting about his family and work while a clearly smitten O'Donnell looked on, Cruise helped take "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" to first in its timeslot in 12 of the overnight markets, including New York (11.4/34 on WABC at 10:00 a.m.), Philadelphia (7.8/27 on WPVI at 10:00 a.m.), San Francisco (6.1/20 on KGO at 3:00 p.m.), Boston (7.8/25 on WCVB at 10:00 a.m.), Atlanta (6.9/18 on WAGA at 3:00 p.m.), Seattle (9.1/21 on KOMO at 4:00 p.m.), Tampa (7.1/20 on WTVT at 4:00 p.m.), Phoenix (6.6/16 on KSAZ at 4:00 p.m.), Portland (8.6/21 on KATU at 4:00 p.m.), Cincinnati (6.2/25 on WCPO at 10:00 a.m.), Salt Lake City (7.0/26 on KSTU at 11:00 a.m.) and San Antonio (6.8/17 on KMOL at 3:00 p.m.).A Kid Ro Production in association with Telepictures Productions, "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

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