ABC’s "Kimmel" is Up Week to Week, Growing its Overall Audience for the 3rd Week in a Row

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April 15th, 2010

via press release:

ABC’s “Kimmel” is Up Week to Week, Growing its Overall Audience for the 3rd Week in a Row with its Largest Total Viewer Performance in Since February

“JKL” Tops NBC’s “Fallon” in Viewers for the 2nd Straight Week

“JKL” Beats CBS’s “Ferguson” Among Adults 18-49

“JKL’s” Monday Telecast Attracts the Show’s Most-Watched Telecast in 2 Months

“JKL’s” Tuesday Telecast Draws its Highest Adults 18-49 Performance on the Night Since October and 2nd Largest Tuesday Audience Overall this Season in Young Adults

Weekly National Ratings:

During the week of April 5, 2010, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” improved over the previous week by 5% in Total Viewers (1.68 million vs. 1.60 million) and 22% in Adults 18-49 (731,000 vs. 598,000).  Growing its overall audience for the 3rd week in a row, “JKL” saw its largest Total Viewer count in 8 weeks and best Adults 18-49 performance in 5 weeks – since w/o 2/8/10 and w/o 3/1/10, respectively. In addition, “JKL” was up by 8% in Total Viewers (1.68 million vs. 1.55 million) and 7% in Adults 18-49 (731,000 vs. 681,000) over the same week last year.

  • For the week, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” outperformed NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” in Total Viewers (1.68 million vs. 1.65 million), defeating the NBC late-night program for the 2nd week in a row.  Season to date, “JKL” is outdrawing NBC’s “Fallon” by 8% in Total Viewers (1.66 million vs. 1.53 million).
  • For the week, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” bettered CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” among Adults 18-49 (731,000 vs. 661,000).   

  • On Monday (4/5/10), featuring actor Kellan Lutz, host Brooke Burke and musical guest She & Him, “JKL” attracted its largest audience (2.05 million) on any night in 2 months – since 2/5/10. Additionally, it was the most-watched Monday telecast of the season drawing its largest audience on the night over 1 year – since 3/2/09.
  • On Tuesday (4/6/10), featuring NBA star Kobe Bryant, Buzz Aldrin and musical guest Kelis, “JKL” saw its highest Adults 18-49 audience (852,000) on Tuesday in over 5 months (since 10/27/09) and second-highest young adult audience on the night this season.

Source:  The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 4/5/10.

 
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