ABC’s "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws its Largest Audience Since Premiere Week

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October 22nd, 2009

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via ABC press release:

Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Late-Night Programming

Week of October 12, 2009

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Draws its Largest Audience Since Premiere Week

“JKL” Outperforms “Fallon” for the Week by 15% in Viewers, Topping the NBC Program for the 4th Straight Week, Every Week of the TV 0910 Season

Weekly National Ratings:

During the week of October 12, 2009, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” attracted its largest audience (1.71 million) since premiere week (week of 9/21/09).  “JKL” was up in viewers over the prior week by 6% (1.62 million – week of 10/5/09) and up over the same week last year by 10% (1.56 million – week of 10/13/08).

  • “JKL” bettered NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” by 15% in Total Viewers (1.71 million vs. 1.49 million), outdrawing the NBC late night program in viewers in all four weeks of the 2009-10 TV season.  Season to date, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is outperforming NBC’s “Fallon” by 20% in Total Viewers (1.69 million vs. 1.41 million).

Source:  NTI, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, week of 10/12/09, or as dated.

 
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