ABC’s Kimmel Outdraws CBS’ Ferguson for First Time in 9 Months

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via ABC press release:

Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Late-Night Programming

Week of November 30, 2009

For the First Time in 9 Months, ABC’s “Kimmel” Outdraws CBS’ “Ferguson”

On Thursday and Friday, “JKL” Bests “Ferguson” in Viewers and Key Adults

“Kimmel” Generates its 3rd-Biggest Friday Night Audience This Season

Weekly National Ratings:

During the week of November 30, 2009, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” drew a larger overall audience than CBS’ “Ferguson” for the first time this season (1.65 million vs. 1.61 million).   In fact it was the first time in 9 months for “JKL” to outdraw “Ferguson” in all originals – since the week of 3/2/09.  “Kimmel” also came out ahead of “Ferguson” for the week across each of the key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

  • On Thursday (12/3/09), featuring guests Jake Gyllenhaal, Ashley Greene and Honor Society, “JKL” outperformed an encore “Letterman” among Women 18-34.  On that same night, “JKL” also bettered an original “Ferguson” in Total Viewers (1.88 million vs. 1.66 million) and across all key Adult and Women demographics.
  • On Friday (12/4/09), featuring guests Don Rickles, Anika Noni Rose and Band of Skulls, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” topped a replay “David Letterman” with Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34.  Also on the night, “JKL” outpaced an original “Ferguson” with Viewers (1.96 million vs. 1.60 million), Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.   “Kimmel” generated its 3rd biggest audience on the night this season.

Source:  The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 11/30/09.

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