“Jimmy Kimmel Live” Marks its Best Performance in 7 Weeks with Viewers and Young Adults

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September 11th, 2009

via press release:

Building its Numbers for the 2nd Straight Week, “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Marks its Best Performance in 7 Weeks with Viewers and Young Adults

For the 2nd Week in a Row, “Kimmel” Draws More Viewers than NBC’s “Fallon”

“JKL” Tops CBS’ “Ferguson” by 12% in Adults 18-49 and by 14% in Adults 18-34

Weekly National Ratings:

Continuing to grow during the week of August 31, 2009, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” posted its 2nd consecutive week of gains, building on the prior week by 4% in Total Viewers (1.45 million vs. 1.39 million) and 10% in Adults 18-49 (603,000 vs. 550,000).  In fact on both counts, “JKL” turned in its strongest performance in 7 weeks – since week of 7/13/09.

  • For the 2nd week in a row, “JKL” drew a larger audience than NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.45 million vs. 1.44 million).  Additionally, “Kimmel” outdelivered CBS’ “Ferguson” for the week among young Adults, outpacing its CBS competitor by 12% in Adults 18-49 (603,000 vs. 539,000) and by 14% in Adults 18-34 (222,000 vs. 194,000).

Source:  NTI, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, week of 8/31/09, or as dated.  Comparisons based on 000s.

 
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